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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nightcap(noun)

    an alcoholic drink taken at bedtime; often alcoholic

  2. nightcap(noun)

    a cloth cap worn in bed

  3. nightcap(noun)

    the final game of a double header


  1. nightcap(Noun)

    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.

    Winston wore a nightcap to stave off the cold.

  2. nightcap(Noun)

    A beverage drunk before bed that is usually alcoholic.

    I'll make myself a nightcap of whisky and lemon before heading to bed.

  3. nightcap(Noun)

    The second game of a doubleheader

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nightcap(noun)

    a cap worn in bed to protect the head, or in undress

  2. Nightcap(noun)

    a potion of spirit drank at bedtime


  1. Nightcap

    Nightcap: The Unreleased Masters 1972-1991 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.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Nightcap

    Since everyone in the days of our grandfathers wore a nightcap, and fancied he could not go to sleep without one, so the modern substitute is a glass of spirits just before retiring, with a view to making him feel drowsy; hence such a drink is called a “nightcap.”

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nightcap in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nightcap in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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