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- ‘I could hear the billowing of her flannelette nightie as she swooped down the hallway, huffing and puffing with determination.’
- ‘These days, when it's hot, like today, my preferred dress is a knee length thin nightie with short sleeves.’
- ‘She's so pretty, lying there in that pink nightie.’
- ‘Her hair hung around her face in shining ringlets and she was wearing a flowing blue silk nightie.’
- ‘The girls all cheered as Chris held up a black lacy nightie from a deep red box.’
- ‘She wore a one-piece yellow nightie and had soft dark hair.’
- ‘The next performer is Liza who was wearing a green baby doll nightie over some jeans.’
- ‘Jocelyn pushed back her covers and stepped out of bed wearing her lacy, deep violet nightie.’
- ‘I was sleeping peacefully just now in a short sleeveless nightie.’
- ‘I was moving Bea's bags out of the way, taking out the few things I thought she might need - a change of nightie, some bottles of Lucozade.’
- ‘She peered over her shoulder, studying her body in the peach silk nightie.’
- ‘She wore a white lace nightie exposing her neck.’
- ‘Stepping out of bed in my white full length nightie I glance down at my attire.’
- ‘Liza was in there, a dressing gown falling off her shoulders to reveal a hastily retrieved nightie and slippers that were so fluffy they were hardly distinguishable as shoes at all.’
- ‘She sits up in her light lilac nightie with the summer bed sheets surrounding her on their thick feather stuffed bed.’
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