from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Bare-naked.
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- adj. Completely unclothed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See stark, adverb, and start-naked.
Alteration by folk etymology from obsolete start-naked, naked to the tail, from Middle English stert-naked : stert, tail; see redstart + naked, naked; see naked.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)