from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To search (a person) for illegal articles, such as drugs or weapons, by first requiring the removal of all clothing.
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- n. A body search where the cloths are removed (stripped).
- v. To remove clothes and do a body search.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. search (someone) for weapons or drugs by having the person remove their clothes
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