dormeuse









dormeuse


dormeuse [French dawr-mœz] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. mobcap.
  2. Obsolete. a nightcap.

Origin of dormeuse 1725–35; French; feminine of dormeur sleeper; see dormant, -euse Examples from the Web for dormeuse Historical Examples of dormeuse

  • Touching her resolutely but tenderly, he placed her on the dormeuse beside him.

    The Patriot

    Antonio Fogazzaro

  • She made him sit down on the dormeuse at the foot of their bed.

    The Patriot

    Antonio Fogazzaro

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