Pajamas

Pa*ja"mas

(?), n. pl. [Hind. p-jma, pejma, lit., leg closing.] Originally, in India, loose drawers or trousers, such as those worn, tied about the waist, by Mohammedan men and women; by extension, a similar garment adopted among Europeans, Americans, etc., for wear in the dressing room and during sleep; also, a suit consisting of drawers and a loose upper garment for such wear.
[Also spelled pyjamas.]

[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

 

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