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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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In "Nudism and Medicine," he discusses nudism's "alternative view of disease and prevention that stressed the individual over the medical professional, natural cures over medicinal cures, and environmental factors over biological ones" (67-68).
(26) Korperkultur proponents campaigned enthusiastically against both nervousness and tuberculosis in a battle that entailed important arguments on behalf of nudism [Nacktkultur], perhaps the single area that symbolized most clearly the "return to Nature."
A.: I'd just begun to wonder where Red was when the announcer stopped talking about nudism and Buddhism, and said, "Attention, all police officers, all special officers, all others with authority to make arrests.
The author begins by setting out two major problems with the existing scholarship on European naturism: that it is often insufficiently empirical or historical with a resultant tendency towards unsubstantiated generalizations and that its typically national focus pays insufficient heed to the transnational quality of early European nudism, which involved flows of people and ideas between several European countries (xx, 7).
This article draws upon narratives of social nudism to unpack the mythic construction of the clothed body.
Streaking is dis-|tinct from naturism or nudism in that streakers usually intend to be noticed.
Linda Frank Nudism is a fun, healthy, freeing and wholesome way for men and women to socialise and live without clothes.
"It was a mistype." After showing the jury another search, "nudism five year old", Miss Evans suggested: "Your explanation for that is the same typo, is it?" He said, "no", and told the jury he had been looking for "Pictures that were not offensive to my son and daughter of body structure and development".
The jury heard that some of the search terms found on his laptop included "naked young five-yearold girls", "nudism five-year-old" and "France: British schoolgirl raped and murdered".
The court heard how Bridger had pictures of April on his computer and had at one time typed "naked young five year old girls" and "nudism five-year-old" into an internet search engine.
And a leading nudist says that the North is showing the whole country the way to acceptance of nudism on beaches.
"It (suit) I end; ie, nudist, I sun-diet, nudism 'mid sun, no clothing, no hot cling, no long itch." (Nudity has its robe--one's birthday suit!)