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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.