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γυμνόω γυμνός

to strip naked, Soph.; τὰ ὀστέα τῶν κρεῶν γ. to strip the bones of their flesh, Hdt.:—in Pass., of warriors, to be left naked or exposed, Hom.; so, τεῖχος ἐγυμνώθη the wall was left bare, i. e. defenceless, Il.: but also to strip oneself naked or to be stript naked, Od.; c. gen., ἐγυμνώθη ῥακέων he stript himself of his rags, id=Od.; so later, γυμνωθὲν ξίφος Hdt.

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