to strip naked, Soph.; τὰὀστέατῶνκρεῶνγ.to strip the bones of their flesh, Hdt.:—in Pass., of warriors, to be left naked or exposed, Hom.; so, τεῖχοςἐγυμνώθη the wall was left bare, i. e. defenceless, Il.: but also to strip oneself naked or to be stript naked, Od.; c. gen., ἐγυμνώθηῥακέωνhe stript himself of his rags, id=Od.; so later, γυμνωθὲνξίφοςHdt.
Liddell and Scott. An Intermediate Greek-English Lexicon. Oxford. Clarendon Press. 1889.
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