bed jacket

bed jacket
bed jacket
a woman's short, loose upper garment sometimes worn in bed over a nightgown

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  • bed jacket — noun a lightweight jacket worn over bedclothes (as when sitting in bed) • Hypernyms: ↑jacket * * * noun : a short lightweight jacket worn over a nightgown often when sitting up in bed * * * a short jacket worn, usually by a woman, over a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bed jacket — The bed jacket, a woman s garment, is a waist length robe worn to cover the chest, shoulders and arms while sitting up in bed. Its short length and cape like cut allowed it to be put on (or removed) while in bed. Often made of sheer or lacy… …   Wikipedia

  • bed jacket — a short jacket worn, usually by a woman, over a nightgown or pajamas, esp. while sitting up in bed. [1910 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • bed jacket — night robe …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bed|gown — «BEHD GOWN», noun. 1. a nightgown. 2. British Dialect. a loose jacket worn by women of the working class …   Useful english dictionary

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