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dye
verb (dyed , dyeing ) tr & intr to colour or stain something, or undergo colouring or staining, often permanently.
noun
1 a coloured substance that is used in solution to impart colour to another material, eg paper, textiles, leather, hair. Compare pigment.
2 the solution used for dyeing.
3 the colour produced by dyeing.
[Anglo-Saxon deagian ]
dyable or dyeable adjective .
dyer noun someone who dyes cloth, etc, especially as a business.


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dyed-in-the-wool
adjective of firmly fixed opinions; out-and-out.


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dyestuff
noun a substance which can be used as a dye or from which a dye can be produced.
[19c]


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