from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Chiefly British Slang Stark naked.
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- adj. Completely nude.
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- adj. (British informal) stark naked
Alteration of stark naked.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
British slang, from 1923, combining (like a popular etymology) two meanings of stark ("strong, utterly; barren") with stark naked, which is from Old English steort ("tail"), referring to the tail-end (as in butt-naked). (Wiktionary)