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- adj. Coloured or tinted with dye.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of dye.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. colored or impregnated with dye.
- adj. having a new color imparted by impregnation with dye; having an artificially produced color; not naturally colored.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (used of color) artificially produced; not natural
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Westwood even went as far to swaddle some poor models 'faces in dyed silk, leaving the blinded mannequin to teeter down the catwalk with only slits for the nose and mouth.
I would not mind seeing the whole nation in dyed battledress for five years if by that means one of the main breeding points of snobbery and envy could be eliminated.
The word dyed Julia's cheeks crimson, and for the long hour that they lingered over their tea she seemed to Jim more charming than he had ever found her before.
The dress of the ladies on the first day was karaginu of purple and old rose colour, red kimono and shaded train; on the second day, red and purple brocade, deep violet glossy silk, green karaginu, train dyed by rubbing flowers.
His pelt, when dyed, is made into gauntlets of the cheaper kind.
I’d love to read a short story invlolving the mother seeing Beth’s photo, with her skin dyed prown.
Leaning on a wall of mirrors that reflect the view, there are two more oversized mirrors, edged in shagreen, also known as dyed stingray skin.
Westly, who might politely be described as a dyed-in-the-wool Beatlemaniac, complete with The Beatles: Rock Band game, says that the usual stuffiness one might associate with a White House event was thoroughly dissipated.
Jack thinks he's JFK, who was sequestered away after his assassination "attempt" after having his skin dyed.
The Green Line continues to be conventionally dyed but the fiber is still sourced from organic merino and combed and carded in an organic mill and it is still hand dyed, which is pretty nifty.
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