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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.

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nightcapA beverage drunk before bed that is usually alcoholic.
nightcapThe second game of a doubleheader.
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