The hungry earth shows brown and naked through its scanty herbage, stript by devouring locusts.
It has already been said, that it is stript from him in long pieces, called blanket-pieces.
Calamity itself, in the language of music, is stript of its bitterness; it neither irritates the mind nor rends the heart.
They stript Joseph out of his coat, his coat of many colours.
He had entered the lists, stript to the skin, and the thermometer stood very low that evening.
She said, he stript his teeth like a catamount, he look'd so all mouth.
They, moreover, ordered that such priests as were found in houses of bad fame should be stript of their cassocks.
When cut, they are stript of the leaves, and rolled up for sale.
We say now, if any one had stolen his corpse, he would not have stript him, for theft loves no delay.
The woods were stript of their verdure and the hills were half shrouded in mist.
"make bare," Old English -striepan, -strypan "plunder, despoil," as in West Saxon bestrypan "to plunder," from Proto-Germanic *straupijanan (cf. Middle Dutch stropen "to strip off, to ramble about plundering," Old High German stroufen "to strip off, plunder," German streifen "strip off, touch upon, to ramble, roam, rove"). Meaning "to unclothe" is recorded from early 13c. Of screw threads, from 1839; of gear wheels, from 1873. Related: Stripped; stripping. Strip poker is attested from 1916, in a joke in "The Technology Monthly and Harvard Engineering Journal":
"Say, Bill how, did the game come out?"strip search is from 1947, in reference to World War II prison camps.
"It ended in a tie."
"Oh, were you playing strip poker?"
"long, narrow, flat piece," mid-15c., "narrow piece of cloth," probably from Middle Low German strippe "strap, thong," related to stripe (see stripe (n.1)). Sense extension to wood, land, etc. first recorded 1630s.
Sense in comic strip is from 1920. Meaning "street noted for clubs, bars, etc." is attested from 1939, originally in reference to Los Angeles' Sunset Strip. Strip mine (n.) attested by 1892, as a verb by 1916; so called because the surface material is removed in successive parallel strips.
v. stripped, strip·ping, strips
To press out or drain off by milking.
To make a subcutaneous excision of a vein in its longitudinal axis, usually of a leg vein.