"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).
Examples from the Web for nake
Contemporary Examples of nake
The inseparable Thingumy and Bob speak an argot of spoonerisms (“Nake no totice” and so on), and carry a secret ruby.Tove Jansson, Queen of the Moomins
August 9, 2014
Historical Examples of nake
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
Come, be ready: nake your swords: think of your wrongs; this slave has injured you.
I hope he done flung hisse'f down de bank an' broke his nake.Bayou Folk
Our path lay along the bed of the Nake for some distance, the banks being covered with impenetrable thickets.Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa