Webster 1913 Edition
nacod; akin to D.
nagna. √266. Cf.
Having no clothes on; uncovered; nude; bare;
Having no means of defense or protection; open; unarmed; defenseless;
Thy power is full
Behold my bosom
nakedto your swords.
Unprovided with needful or desirable accessories, means of sustenance, etc.; destitute; unaided; bare.
Patriots who had exposed themselves for the public, and whom they saw now left
Without addition, exaggeration, or excuses; not concealed or disguised; open to view; manifest; plain.
The truth appears so
nakedon my side, That any purblind eye may find it out.
All things are
nakedand opened unto the eyes of him with whom we have to do.
Heb. iv. 13.
Mere; simple; plain;
nakedname of love.
as, a; 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.
nakedleaf or stem
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;
nakedfourth or fifth
a bed the occupant of which is naked, no night linen being worn in ancient times.
the eye alone, unaided by eyeglasses, or by telescope, microscope, or other magnifying device.–
the timberwork which supports a floor.
a large rhamnaceous tree (
Colibrina reclinata) of Southern Florida and the West Indies, having a hard and heavy heartwood, which takes a fine polish.
C. S. Sargent.
Syn. – Nude; bare; denuded; uncovered; unclothed; exposed; unarmed; plain; defenseless.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.Not covered; bare; having no clothes on; as a naked body or a naked limb.
2.Unarmed; defenseless; open; exposed; having no means of defense or protection against an enemys attack, or against other injury.
Behold my bosom naked to your swords.
3.Open to view; not concealed; manifest. Hebrews 4.
4.Destitute of worldly goods. Job 1.
5.Exposed to shame and disgrace. Exodus 32.
6.Guilty and exposed to divine wrath. Revelations 3.
7.Plain; evident; undisguised; as the naked truth.
8.Mere; bare; simple; wanting the necessary additions. God requires of man something besides the naked belief of his being and his word.
9.Not inclosed in a pod or case; as naked seeds of a plant.
10.Without leaves, fulcres or arms; as a naked stem or trunk.
11.Not assisted by glasses; as the naked eye.