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English definition of “nightshirt”

nightshirt

noun [C]     /ˈnaɪt.ʃɜːt/ US  /-ʃɝːt/
a comfortable piece of clothing like a long, loose shirt worn in bed, especially in the past, by a man or boyNightwear
(Definition of nightshirt noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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