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[muhth -er-ney-kid] /ˈmʌð ərˈneɪ kɪd/
stark naked; as naked as when born.
Origin of mother-naked
1350-1400; Middle English Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He was mother-naked and the howling wind and rain buffeted his body and the stones cut his feet.

    Fortitude Hugh Walpole
  • Then cast me into this pool and I will be turned back into a mother-naked man.

  • Every one was mother-naked, and their ebony skins shone like those of a school of gambolling porpoises.

    The Log of a Sea-Waif Frank T. Bullen
  • “A mother-naked man,” in a wilderness, with a flood between him and his raiment, was in a pitiable position.

  • If you two are going, I shall come also, if I have to do so mother-naked.

    Allan and the Holy Flower H. Rider Haggard
  • Mac swung himself up to a sitting position and realized dizzily that he was mother-naked.

    Tight Squeeze Dean Charles Ing
  • See, I bid him disarm, he disarms; mother-naked I bid him to go, And he goes mother-naked.

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