"to make naked," early 14c., from naked, perhaps with misapprehension of the -d as a past tense suffix. Marked as "Obs[olete] exc[ept] Sc[ottish]" in OED. Earlier was naken "to strip naked" (mid-13c.); a later generation coined nakedize (1858).
- nakasone, yasuhiro,
- naked and the dead, the,
- naked as a jaybird,
- naked eye,
- naked lady
Examples from the Web for nake
The inseparable Thingumy and Bob speak an argot of spoonerisms (“Nake no totice” and so on), and carry a secret ruby.
Let our enemies perish, and the children of Nake become rich!The World and Its People: Book VII|Anna B. Badlam
He give it to Aunt Cindy to tie 'roun' my nake when I's a baby.Miss Minerva and William Green Hill|Frances Boyd Calhoun
Our path lay along the bed of the Nake for some distance, the banks being covered with impenetrable thickets.