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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Nude cruising, it is claimed, offers more freedom and unbridled happiness as a fountain of the "au natural" experience.
The United Nude brand has become known for producing some of the world's most technically advanced footwear, with designs that are instantly recognizable.
Koolhaas, founder and creative director of United Nude, gives a talk on shoemaking at the newly opened store.
"However, I have eight pictures of nude women in my home: Three in the bathroom, four in the shower room and two in the lounge, which have, in the past, elicited various comments from some visitors.
The right nude lipstick means it matches the natural color of your lips, not your skin.
By the Renaissance period, however, the nude was rediscovered and masterpieces such as Michelangelo's David and Botticelli's The Birth of Venus were created.
The key to pulling off the perfect nude is to get some separation between your skin and lip tone, so keeping warmth and definition.
Georgina Torr, senior buyer at Dune London, says: "Everyone's 'nude' is different.
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The ideas of caring about our privacy and sending nudes may seem contradictory, but they are not.
She's simply stripping off the colour for her lovely new Rimmel Nude Collection (from PS4.49), which launches this week.