bedjacket

See also: bed-jacket

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bed +‎ jacket

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bedjacket ‎(plural bedjackets)

  1. A short jacket worn when sitting up in bed, usually by women
    • 1944, Emily Carr, The House of All Sorts, "Sham," [1]
      She hauled the bed from her room out into the middle of the Studio before the open fire and lay there in state, done up in fancy bed-jackets, smoking innumerable cigarettes and entertaining anybody whom she could persuade to visit.

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