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unclad

[uhn-klad] /ʌnˈklæd/
verb
1.
a simple past tense and past participle of unclothe.
adjective
2.
naked; nude; undressed.
Origin
late Middle English
1375-1425
1375-1425; late Middle English; see un-1, clad

unclothe

[uhn-klohth ] /ʌnˈkloʊð/
verb (used with object), unclothed or unclad
[uhn-klad] /ʌnˈklæd/ (Show IPA),
unclothing.
1.
to strip of clothes.
2.
to remove a covering from; lay bare; uncover.
Origin
1250-1300; Middle English unclothen. See un-2, clothe
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British Dictionary definitions for un-clad

unclad

/ʌnˈklæd/
adjective
1.
having no clothes on; naked

unclothe

/ʌnˈkləʊð/
verb (transitive) -clothes, -clothing, -clothed, -clad
1.
to take off garments from; strip
2.
to uncover or lay bare
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Word Origin and History for un-clad

unclothe

v.

c.1300, uncloþe (transitive), from un- (2) + clothe (v.). Refl. sense is attested from late 14c. Related: Unclothed; unclothing.

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