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Definition of the noun nightcap

What does nightcap mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: nightcaps

  1. an alcoholic drink taken at bedtime; often alcoholic
    • lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
    • more generic word: drink = a single serving of a beverage
  2. a cloth cap worn in bed
  3. the final game of a double header

Alternative definition of the noun nightcap

noun

  1. A warm cloth cap worn while sleeping, often with pajamas. Nightcaps were common in northern Europe before central heating was available, when homes were cold at night.
  2. A beverage drunk before bed that is usually alcoholic.
  3. [baseball] The second game of a doubleheader

Specialised definition of the noun nightcap

Glossary of sports / baseball

the second of the two games in a double-header (2005. Chambers Sports Factfinder. Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd)

Music

  1. "Nightcap": Nightcap: The Unreleased Masters 1973–1991 is a Jethro Tull double CD album released on 22 November 1993 with older and previously unreleased material. The first CD contains material recorded in August 1972, much of which would be re-recorded and re-arranged as their sixth album, A Passion Play. "Scenario", "Audition" and "No Rehearsal" had previously appeared on the 20 Years of Jethro Tull box set as parts of a single track entitled "The Chateau d'Isaster Tapes"; this overall title is also used on Nightcap as the title of Disc one. The second CD ranges from 1974 to 1991. The album was produced in limited quantities with proceeds going to charity.
    • also known as Nightcap: The Unreleased Masters 1973-1991
    • genres: Progressive rock, Hard rock
    • released on (21 years ago)
  2. "Nightcap" is a musical album of Marilyn Scott.
    • released in (11 years ago)
  3. "Nightcap" is a musical album of The Brown Derbies.
    • released in (18 years ago)
  4. "Nightcap" is a musical album of Bare Necessities.

Writings

"Nightcap" is a book by Francis Durbridge.

  • subject: Drama

Miscellanea

  1. Nightcap: A nightcap is a warm cloth cap worn while sleeping, often with pajamas or a nightshirt. They are similar to winter "beanies" worn in cold climates. They were common in northern Europe before central heating was available, when homes were cold at night.
  2. Nightcap: A nightcap is an alcoholic beverage consumed right before going to bed. Traditional nightcaps are brandy, bourbon, or cream-based liqueurs such as Irish cream, however wine or beer can also be a nightcap.
  3. Nightcap is a TV program, begun on (15 years ago).
  4. Nightcap is a Canadian comedy and variety television series which aired on CBC Television from 1963 to 1967.
  5. Nightcap is a Canadian musical variety television series which aired on CBC Television from 1953 to 1954.
    • begun on and completed on (61 years ago)
    • country: Canada

Phrases with Nightcap

  1. Lady's Nightcap
  2. Bigpod Lady's Nightcap
  3. Hawaii Lady's Nightcap
  4. Florida Lady's Nightcap
  5. Creeping Lady's Nightcap

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Google previewHealthy Living in Late Renaissance Italy (2013)

by Sandra Cavallo, Tessa Storey

nightcap is an item rarely found in Roman inventories of this period. It is possible that the growing recourse to canopy beds, dressed with thick, heavy curtains hanging from the so-called trabacca or padiglione, now represented a more ...

Google previewModerator-topics (1884)

A silk nightcap is a great comfort in winter, and is very good for the hair; it can be made of brown or black silk, and fitted nicely so it will not slip about. — [Christie Irving, in Farm and Fireside. CHILDREN'S DINNER PARTY. Mothers generally ...

Google previewThe dictionary of medical and surgical knowledge, by the editor of the 'Dictionary of useful knowledge'. (1864)

To prevent this friction, nature has provided the peritoneum, an immense shut bag, like a man's closed nightcap. The inside — that portion out of sight — presents, when cut open, a smooth, glairy surface, studded with innumerable vessels, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Asylum Therapeutics, 1750-1950s (2015)

by Mary De Young

The nightcap was placed on the shaved head of the patient to reduce irritation and fury, and to induce sleep. Its use was predicated on the theory that what generally was referred to as “mania,” was caused by a plethora of blood in the brain.

Google previewDictionary of Americanism (1848)

by John Russel Bartlett

* NIGHTCAP. A glass of hot toddy or gin-sling taken before going to bed at night. When a second glass ...

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During the Nightcap at Serial Killers at Sacred Fools theater, Michelle Gardener and her friends Devereau Chumrau, Rodnesha Green, Monica Greene, and ...

Quotes about Nightcap

Choose your wife with her nightcap on.
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Scrabble value of N1I1G2H4T1C3A1P3

The value of this 8-letter word is 16 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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