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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Naked  \Na"ked\,  a.  [AS.  nacod  akin  to  D.  naakt  G.  nackt,  OHG. 
  nacchot  nahhot  Icel.  n["o]kvi[eth]r,  nakinn,  Sw  naken, 
  Dan.  n["o]gen,  Goth.  naqa[thorn]s,  Lith.  n[*u]gas,  Russ. 
  nagii,  L.  nudus,  Skr.  nagna.  [root]266.  Cf  {Nude}.] 
  1.  Having  no  clothes  on  uncovered;  nude;  bare;  as  a  naked 
  body;  a  naked  limb;  a  naked  sword. 
  2.  Having  no  means  of  defense  or  protection;  open  unarmed; 
  Thy  power  is  full  naked.  --Chaucer. 
  Behold  my  bosom  naked  to  your  swords.  --Addison. 
  3.  Unprovided  with  needful  or  desirable  accessories,  means  of 
  sustenance,  etc.;  destitute;  unaided;  bare. 
  Patriots  who  had  exposed  themselves  for  the  public, 
  and  whom  they  say  now  left  naked.  --Milton. 
  4.  Without  addition,  exaggeration,  or  excuses;  not  concealed 
  or  disguised;  open  to  view;  manifest;  plain. 
  The  truth  appears  so  naked  on  my  side  That  any 
  purblind  eye  may  find  it  out  --Shak. 
  All  things  are  naked  and  opened  unto  the  eyes  of  him 
  with  whom  we  to  do  --Heb.  iv  13. 
  5.  Mere;  simple;  plain. 
  The  very  naked  name  of  love.  --Shak. 
  6.  (Bot.)  Without  pubescence;  as  a  naked  leaf  or  stem;  bare, 
  or  not  covered  by  the  customary  parts  as  a  flower  without 
  a  perianth,  a  stem  without  leaves,  seeds  without  a 
  pericarp,  buds  without  bud  scales. 
  7.  (Mus.)  Not  having  the  full  complement  of  tones;  --  said  of 
  a  chord  of  only  two  tones,  which  requires  a  third  tone  to 
  be  sounded  with  them  to  make  the  combination  pleasing  to 
  the  ear;  as  a  naked  fourth  or  fifth 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  completely  unclothed;  "bare  bodies";  "naked  from  the  waste 
  up";  "a  nude  model"  [syn:  {bare},  {au  naturel(p)},  {nude}] 
  2:  having  no  protecting  or  concealing  cover;  "naked  to  mine 
  enemies"-  Shakespeare  [syn:  {defenseless}] 
  3:  (of  the  eye  or  ear  e.g.)  without  the  aid  of  an  optical  or 
  acoustical  device  or  instrument;  "visible  to  the  naked 
  eye";  "clearly  audible  to  the  unaided  ear"  [syn:  {unaided}] 
  4:  devoid  of  elaboration  or  diminution  or  concealment;  bare  and 
  pure;  "naked  ambition";  "raw  fury";  "you  may  kill  someone 
  someday  with  your  raw  power"  [syn:  {raw}] 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
  This  word  denotes  (1)  absolute  nakedness  (Gen.  2:25;  Job  1:21; 
  Eccl.  5:15;  Micah  1:8;  Amos  2:16);  (2)  being  poorly  clad  (Isa. 
  58:7;  James  2:15).  It  denotes  also  (3)  the  state  of  one  who  has 
  laid  aside  his  loose  outer  garment  (Lat.  nudus),  and  appears 
  clothed  only  in  a  long  tunic  or  under  robe  worn  next  the  skin  (1 
  Sam.  19:24;  Isa.  47:3;  comp.  Mark  14:52;  John  21:7).  It  is  used 
  figuratively,  meaning  "being  discovered"  or  "made  manifest"  (Job 
  26:6;  Heb.  4:13).  In  Ex  32:25  the  expression  "the  people  were 
  naked"  (A.V.)  is  more  correctly  rendered  in  the  Revised  Version 
  "the  people  were  broken  loose",  i.e.,  had  fallen  into  a  state  of 
  lawlessness  and  insubordination.  In  2  Chr.  28:19  the  words  "he 
  made  Judah  naked"  (A.V.),  but  Revised  Version  "he  had  dealt 
  wantonly  in  Judah,"  mean  "he  had  permitted  Judah  to  break  loose 
  from  all  the  restraints  of  religion." 

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