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NUDE. Naked. Figuratively, this word is applied to various subjects. 2. A nude contract, nudum pactum, q.v.) is one without a consideration; nu de matter, is a bare allegation of a thing done, without any evidence of it.

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Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson said: "Exercising in the nude is also kind to the environment as there is no sweaty kit to wash.
Melbourne, May 31 (ANI): A woman from the US Town of Omaha, Nebraska, has set up a cleaning business, which will have her doing chores in the nude.
In Northern painting, according to Kenneth Clark in The Nude, round-bellied female nudes define an alternate convention of beauty.