Origin of mother-naked

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for mother-naked

Historical Examples of mother-naked

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

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

  • He was mother-naked and the howling wind and rain buffeted his body and the stones cut his feet.


    Hugh Walpole

  • Mac swung himself up to a sitting position and realized dizzily that he was mother-naked.

    Tight Squeeze

    Dean Charles Ing

  • “A mother-naked man,” in a wilderness, with a flood between him and his raiment, was in a pitiable position.