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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.
Although these exclusions tend to naturalize the nude as an essentially private genre distinct from such institutional and political concerns, this book offers a rich reading of Rembrandt's ambitious artistic investments in the nude as a figure of "intertwined moral and erotic concerns" (367).