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Lewis : nudo

nudo, nūdo, āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. nudus, to make naked or bare; to strip, bare, lay bare, expose to view, uncover (syn.: exuo, detego, revelo). Lit. In gen.: nudare inter cives corpora, Enn. ap. Cic. Tusc. 4, 33, 70 (Trag. v. 426 Vahl.): hominem nudari ac deligari jubet, Cic. Verr. 2, 5, 62, § 161: nudatum caput, Verg. A. 12, 312: duros nudantia dentes, Lucr. 5, 1064; Quint. 11, 3, 81: gladios, Liv. 28, 33: telum nudatum vaginā, Nep. Dat. 11, 4: viscera, Verg. A. 1, 211: crura, id. G. 2, 7; Tac. A. 6, 33: si interrupto nudaret gurgite pontum, Tib. 4, 1, 75: nudata cacumina silvae Ostendunt, Ov. M. 1, 345: ubera, id. ib. 10, 391: tertia nudandas acceperat area messes, i. e. to be threshed out, id. F. 3, 557.

In partic. In milit. lang., to leave uncovered, leave exposed or defenceless, to expose a place to the enemy: latera sua, Liv. 1, 27: murus nudatus defensoribus, Caes. B. G. 2, 6; Liv. 21, 11: collis nudatus hominibus, Caes. B. G. 7, 44: neque sibi nudanda litora existimabant, id. B. C. 3, 15: ne castra nudentur, id. B. G. 7, 70: praesidiis nudatus, Sall. J. 88, 4; Liv. 30, 2, 5: terga fugā nudant, Verg. A. 5, 586.

Pregn., to strip, spoil, plunder: spoliavit nudavitque omnia, Cic. Verr. 1, 5, 14: agros nudare populando, Liv. 44, 27: opibus, id. 42, 50: quem praeceps alea nudat, Hor. Ep. 1, 18, 21: moveat cornicula risum Furtivis nudata coloribus, id. ib. 1, 3, 19: nec nuder ab illis, Ov. Tr. 1, 6, 7.

Trop. To lay bare, expose: te evolutum illis integumentis dissimulationis tuae nudatumque perspicio, Cic. de Or. 2, 86, 350: vis ingenii etiamsi hac scientiā juris nudata sit, id. ib. 1, 38, 172.

To lay bare, make visible, expose, betray, disclose: defectionem, Liv. 35, 32: nec illi primo statim creati nudare, quid vellent, id. 24, 27: fama equestris pugnae nudavit voluntates hominum, id. 42, 63: ne poena ejus consilia adversus Romanos nudaret, id. 40, 24: animos, id. 33, 21; Hor. S. 2, 5, 47: ingenium res Adversae nudare solent, celare secundae, id. ib. 2, 8, 74: alicui amorem, Tib. 4, 7, 2.

To deprive of, strip of: nudata omnibus rebus tribunicia potestas, Caes. B. C. 1, 7: nudatos opere censorio aut sententiā judicum de ambitu condemnatos restituit, those who had been stripped by the censor of their rights and privileges, Suet. Caes. 41 (al. notatos): cum tuo exercitusque tui praesidio nudatam Italiam viderint, Liv. 28, 42.