nightcap nightcap

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an alcoholic drink taken at bedtime; often alcoholic
  2. (n) a cloth cap worn in bed
  3. (n) the final game of a double header

Usage(s):

  1. For a nightcap, head to the Legation Quarter, just off the southeast corner of Tiananmen Square.
  2. The way to a nightcap is a brisk slide down a brass firehouse pole leading to a bar, where a glass wall gives an underwater view of the pool.
  3. End your evening at any of the nearby beaches, where you can bring your own nightcap and stay till dawn.

News

  1. Red Sox-Rays Live: Jonny Gomes Launches Walkoff Homer Over Monster, Sox Win Nightcap 3-1

    Final, Red Sox 3-1: Andrew Bailey may have blown a save, but Jonny Gomes ensured that the Red Sox came away with a win. Gomes launched a first-pitch fastball over the Green Monster for a two-run homer, and the Red Sox walked off with a 3-1 victory in the nightcap of the doubleheader. Mid 9th, […]
    on June 19, 2013     Source: New England Sports Network

  2. GIF: When not throwing the ball to no one, Mets' Harvey K's 13 Braves

    Zack Wheeler can wait. With the Mets set to take their first spin with their top pitching prospect in the nightcap of Thursday’s doubleheader against the Braves, staff ace Matt Harvey offered a performance to remember in the opener, which the Mets ultimately won 4-3.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

  3. Myers notches first big league hit in nightcap

    After going 0-for-4 in his Major League debut, Wil Myers notched a second-inning single during the nightcap of the Rays' doubleheader vs. the Red Sox on Tuesday at Fenway Park.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Major League Baseball

Quotes

  1. "Nice day for the '05 Draft, with Clay starting, getting the win, Ellsbury leading off and starting in center field in the nightcap," Epstein said. "A feel-good day for our scouting department and player development."
    on Aug 17, 2007 By: Theo Epstein Source: Redsox.com

  2. "I was very anxious to see which one they'd pick [as the more prestigious nightcap]," Nantz said. "It's almost a coin flip. You've got Greg Oden vs. Roy Hibbert, which isn't Olajuwon vs. Ewing but is the best we have to offer in the college...
    on Mar 30, 2007 By: Jim Nantz Source: Atlanta Journal Constitution (registration)

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