Naked. Figuratively, this word is applied to various subjects. 2. A nude contract, nudum pactum, q. v.) is one without a consideration; nu de matter, is a bare allegation of a thing done, without any evidence of it.
Law Dictionary – Alternative Legal Definition
Naked. This word is, applied metaphorically to a variety of subjects to indicate that they are lacking in some essential LEGAL requisite. Nude contract. One made without any consideration; upon which no action will lie, hi conformity with the maxim “em nudo pacto non oritur aetio.” 2 Bl. Comm. 445. Nude matter. A. bare allegation of a thing done, unsupported by evidence.