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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 of unclothe
1250-1300
First recorded in 1250-1300, unclothe is from the Middle English word unclothen. See un-2, clothe
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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 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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