bare (adj.)
threadbare, shabby, ragged
AW IV.v.95[Clown to Lafew, of Bertram] His left cheek is a cheek of two pile and a half, but his right cheek is worn bare
TG II.iv.43[Valentine to Thurio, of Thurio's followers] it appears by their bare liveries that they live by your bare words [first instance; second instance: sense 1]
TNK I.ii.15[Palamon to Arcite, of what he sees in Thebes] Scars and bare weeds
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