#226. Divestment. -- N. divestment; taking off &c. v..
nudity; bareness &c. adj.; undress; dishabille &c. 225; the altogether; nudation[obs], denudation; decortication, depilation, excoriation, desquamation; molting; exfoliation; trichosis[Med].
V. divest; uncover &c. (cover &c. 223); denude, bare, strip; disfurnish[obs]; undress, disrobe &c. (dress, enrobe &c. 225); uncoif[obs]; dismantle; put off, take off, cast off; doff; peel, pare, decorticate, excoriate, skin, scalp, flay; expose, lay open; exfoliate, molt, mew; cast the skin.
Adj. divested &c. v.; bare, naked, nude; undressed, undraped; denuded; exposed; in dishabille; bald, threadbare, ragged, callow, roofless.
in a state of nature, in nature's garb, in the buff, in native buff, in birthday suit; in puris naturalibus[Lat]; with nothing on, stark naked, stark raving naked [joc.]; bald as a coot, bare as the back of one's hand; out at elbows; barefoot; bareback, barebacked; leafless, napless[obs], hairless.