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bedjacket

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Pronunciation: /ˈbɛddʒakɪt
 
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Definition of bedjacket in English:

noun

A jacket worn for extra warmth when sitting up in bed.
Example sentences
  • Mlle Dieudonne led us into the bedroom where Boulanger lay in a pink bedjacket on a cloud of lacy pillows.
  • Well just give her these magazines and send the bedjacket later.
  • Who among us remembers lying in bed as a child, sick with measles, and wearing a pink sateen quilted bedjacket with ribbon ties that inevitably fell off your shoulders?

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