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Definition of "bedgown" [bed•gown]

  • An article of women's clothing for the upper body, usually thigh-length and wrapping or tying in front; a bedjacket (noun)
  • A nightgown (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "bedgown" in a sentence
  • "This noble Venetian Dame then exhibited, beneath an old white satin bedgown, made to cover her arms and breast, the dress in which she had equipped herself, between the acts, to be ready for trampling home; namely, a dirty red and white linen gown, an old blue stuff quilted coat, and black shoes and stockings."
  • "She was dressed in a short, coarse serge petticoat, with what is called a bedgown over it; the bedgown was made of striped calico, yellow and red, and was tied in at the waist with a broad band of the same."
  • "I needn't have worried; when I'd done, she sat for a moment, fingering the tassels on her gaudy bedgown, and then says:"