Definition of Nightshirts

1. Noun. (plural of nightshirt) ¹



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Definition of Nightshirts

1. nightshirt [n] - See also: nightshirt

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nightshirts

nightmarishness
nightmen
nightrider
nights
nights out
nightscape
nightscapes
nightscope
nightscopes
nightshade
nightshades
nightshift
nightshifts
nightshirt
nightshirted
nightshirts (current term)
nightside
nightsides
nightsoil
nightspot
nightspots
nightstand
nightstands
nightstick
nightstick fracture
nightsticks
nightstool
nightsuit
nightsuits
nighttide

Literary usage of Nightshirts

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1. The Story of the Philippines: Natural Riches, Industrial Resources by Murat Halstead (1898)
"... Mud—The White Raiment of High Officers—Drawing the Line on nightshirts—Ashamed of Big Toes—Dewey and Merritt as Figures of Show—The Boys in White. ..."

2. Reports May, 1898, March, 1899 by Relief Committee, Red Cross, American National Red Cross, U. S (1899)
"For soldiers in Evanston Hospital :—i dozen nightshirts, 2 dozen butter-cloth ... For soldiers living in Evanston :—4 suits pajamas, 3 nightshirts. ..."

3. The Red Cross: A History of this Remarkable International Movement in the by Clara Barton (1898)
"Of sheets and pillow-cases, nightshirts and pajamas, it gave many thousands. \Ve not only distributed a large number sent from New York; boxes were sent us ..."

4. Memoirs of My Dead Life by George Moore (1920)
"Doris, we have fallen upon a moral town! — high beds and nightshirts.' 'But, sir, may I not offer you a silk nightshirt? We have some very pretty ones. ..."

5. Annual Report of the Surgeon-General, U. S. Navy, Chief of the Bureau of by United States Navy Dept. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (1918)
"The patients were clad in the regulation light Navy nightshirts, which give but little protection and are soaked by even a moderate amount of perspiration. ..."

6. Sessional Papers by Ontario Legislative Assembly (1917)
"2 nightshirts. We have material on hand— 40 pair of socks, $7 worth of yarn, 42 yards flannelette, 40 yards cheesecloth, $38.50 in money. ..."

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