Definition of Nightwalkers
1. nightwalker [n] - See also: nightwalker
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Literary usage of Nightwalkers
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1. The Law-dictionary, Explaining the Rise, Progress, and Present State of the ...by Thomas Edlyne Tomlins, Thomas Colpitts Granger by Thomas Edlyne Tomlins, Thomas Colpitts Granger (1835)
"nightwalkers. Are such persons as sleep by day, and walk by night, ... Watchmen may also arrest nightwalkers, and hold them until the morning; ..."
2. Annual Report by Correctional Association of New York (1904)
"The nightwalkers are often ned several times before they are arrested, le following outline, prepared two years ago, may interest e who wish to know some of ..."
3. Shakespeare's Theater by Ashley Horace Thorndike (1916)
"... and forbade all other companies to act them: "Wit without Money, the nightwalkers, the Knight of the Burning Pestle, Father's Own Son [Monsieur Thomas], ..."
4. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1850)
"... and nightwalkers ; all who shall be guilty of open profanity, or grossly indecent language or behaviour publicly in the streets; all public prostitutes, ..."