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- v. to make naked, bare, expose
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To make naked.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To make naked.
From Middle English naken ("to nake"), from Old English nacian ("to bare, strip, make naked"), from Proto-Germanic *nakwōnan (“to make naked”), from Proto-Indo-European *nogʷ (“naked”). Cognate with Old Norse nǫkkva ("to bare, expose"). More at naked. (Wiktionary)