Dye (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dyed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Dyeing.] [OE. deyan, dyen, AS. de�xa0;gian.]

To stain; to color; to give a new and permanent color to, as by the application of dyestuffs.

Cloth to be dyed of divers colors. Trench.

The soul is dyed by its thoughts. Lubbock.

To dye in the grain, To dye in the wool (Fig.), to dye firmly; to imbue thoroughly.

He might truly be termed a legitimate son of the revenue system dyed in the wool. Hawthorne.

Syn. -- See Stain.


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Dye, n.


Color produced by dyeing.


Material used for dyeing; a dyestuff.


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Dye, n.

Same as Die, a lot.



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