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nightless combined form of night.
night letter a telegram sent overnight, at a lower rate than usual, for delivery the next day.
nightlife entertainment and social activities available or carried on at night.
night-light a small dim light kept on all night, as near a stairway or in a child's bedroom.
nightlong lasting throughout the night. [2 definitions]
nightly happening, existing, or done at night. [4 definitions]
nightmare a terrifying or distressing dream. [2 definitions]
night owl (informal) a person who habitually stays up late at night.
nightrider a member of a band of mounted, often masked men who committed acts of violence and intimidation, esp. in the southern United States after the Civil War.
nights during the night on a regular basis.
night school a school or classes held in the evening, esp. for students who cannot attend during the day.
nightshade any of several wild plants, often berry-bearing vines, some of whose berries are highly poisonous.
nightshirt a long loose shirt worn in bed.
night soil fertilizer composed of human excrement.
nightspot see "night club."
nightstand see "night table."
nightstick a club carried by a police officer; billy.
night table a small table or stand kept beside one's bed.
nighttime the time between sunset and dawn.
night vision one's ability to see at night or in low light.
night watch a watch or guard occurring during the night. [3 definitions]