from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To dye again or twice over.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To dye twice over.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. dye twice
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My impression is, that if even a shadow of a suspicion flitted across him, he is a sort of man to double-dye himself in guilt by way of vengeance in anticipation of an imagined offence.