Nudity Allusions, Definition, Citation, Reference, Information - Allusion to Nudity

  1. Adam and Eve unashamed in Eden without clothes. [O.T.: Genesis 2:25]
  2. Agnes, St. hair grew to cover her nakedness. [Christian Hagiog.: Daniel, 21]
  3. burlesque show stage entertainment to which was added striptease dancing. [Am. Hist.: EB, II: 383–384]
  4. Digambara ascetic Jainist sect whose members went naked. [Jainism: NCE, 1392]
  5. Godiva, Lady (d. 1057) rode naked through Coventry to secure tax reduction for the people. [Br. Legend: Brewer Dictionary, 471]
  6. Gymnosophists ancient Indian philosophers forsook clothing. [Asian Hist.: Brewer Note-Book, 396]
  7. Lee, Gypsy Rose (1914–1970) American burlesque artiste. [Am. Hist.: Halliwell, 429]
  8. Maja Desnuda Goya’s celebrated picture of woman in the nude. [Span. Art: Spain, 246–247]
  9. Playboy centerfold nubile woman exhibited au naturel in centerfold of every issue. [Am. Magazines: Playboy]
  10. Venus de Milo half-naked marble Aphrodite. [Gk. Art: Os-borne, 1184]
  11. Wilberforce, Miss English lady shocks the populace by publicly disrobing when drunk. [Br. Lit.: South Wind in Magill II, 988]