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NIGHT. That space of time during which the sun is below the horizon of the earth, except, that short space which precedes its rising and follows its setting, during which, by its light, the countenance of a man may be discerned. I Hale, P. C. 550; 3 Inst. 63; 4 Bl. Com. 224; 1 Hawk. P. C. 101; 3 Chit. Cr. Law, 1093; 2 Leach, 710; Bac. Ab. Burglary, D; 2 East, P. C. 509; 2 Russ. Cr. 32; Rosc. Cr. Ev. 278; 7 Dane's Ab. 134.

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The pretty nightdress was almost identical to the outfit she wore the night before.
She turns up at the school looking for him dressed only in nightdress and with nothing on her feet.
I was visiting the Royal Glamorgan Hospital a couple of days ago when I saw a female patient standing outside in a nightdress smoking while she was on a drip.
Theodora, of Bethnal Green, east London, bashed in the headlights and windscreen while still in her nightdress.
Brunnhilde, seen at first in silhouette through a screen, finally emerged in an elegant oyster-colored satin nightdress.
The Romance short flippy nightdress in red and the heart and rose hold ups are disappearing fast.
The white treble clef of her flannel nightdress billowed as she spun away, clutching the curved lid.
SHE may be one of the world's most stylish women but pop superstar Rihanna looked like she had rolled out of bed when she stepped out wearing a slinky nightdress.
Lilian Taylor, 88, was in just a nightdress when she was discharged from hospital and driven to the flat where she used to live.
He is also alleged to have tried to push the sex toy into her mouth and up her nightdress.
According to the author of 'Goodbye Natalie, Goodbye Splendour' Marti Rulli, the 'Splendour In The Grass' actress was wearing a padded coat over her nightdress which would have acted "like a flotation device".