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  • n  a loose dressing gown for women

  • There was the radiant new mother sitting in bed in a prim peignoir, surrounded by her beaming kin.
  • Scene 2: Cheung walks in, kicks off her flip-flops and removes her coat to reveal a diaphanous peignoir.
  • In Deauville a slender woman appeared on the beach in a bathing-suit of green-stitched ostrich plumes, tossed from her shoulders a corresponding peignoir, plunged into the surge.
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  • Tiverton resident's peignoir set featured in Historical Society exhibit
    Ester Amaral looked wistfully at the peignoir set as she ran her hand over the salmon-hued satin. She remembered the feel of the luxurious softness against her skin when she wore the nightgown about 70-plus years ago. “Oh, yes. I remember,” Amaral said. “I can’t get over it. I forgot what it looked like. It’s beautiful.” Amaral’s peignoir set is one of more than a dozen clothing items on display ...
    June 15, 2013 - Fall River Herald News

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