Definition of sky-clad in English:

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sky-clad

Pronunciation: /ˈskīˌklad/

adjective

Naked (used especially in connection with modern pagan ritual).
Example sentences
  • Over the centuries the Jains have evolved into two primary communities, the Digambara (the sky-clad or naked) and the vetmbara (the white-clad).
  • Archaeologists have also identified a fertility site at Hutubi where life-size rock carvings show sky-clad women and men dancing.
  • We discovered then we had been dancing sky-clad in our rites.

Origin

Early 20th century: probably a translation of Sanskrit Digāmbara, denoting a Jain sect.

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Syllabification: sky-clad

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