the nude


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Nude \Nude\ (n[=u]d), a. [L. nudus. See Naked.]
   1. Bare; naked; unclothed; undraped; as, a nude statue.
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   2. (Law) Naked; without consideration; void; as, a nude
      contract. See Nudum pactum. --Blackstone.
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   The nude, the undraped human figure in art.
      [1913 Webster] -- Nude"ly, adv.- Nude"ness, n.
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