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  • n. A factory where fabric is dyed.

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Examples

  • By reason of this his trade became slack and he used to go to the shop of his neighbour the barber Abu Sir and sit there, facing the dyery and with his eyes on the door.

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  • But do thou send after the porter of such a Khan and the workmen of the dyery and question them all of that which I have told thee.

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  • Asked Abu Kir, “And what if I open a dyery for myself?”

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  • Then he said to him, O scoundrel, O villian, if ever again I see thee standing at the door of this dyery, I will forthwith send thee to the King, and he will commit thee to the Chief of Police, that he may strike thy neck.

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  • “Take these four thousand dinars to thy capital and let me see the first fruits of thy dyery.”

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  • According he made for the door of the dyery and saw Abu Kir seated on a high mattress spread upon a bench beside the doorway, clad in royal apparel and attended by four blackamoor slaves and four white Mamelukes all robed in the richest of raiment.

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  • Abu Kir said to them, “Build thus and thus and do this and that,” till they built him a dyery that had not its like; whereupon he presented himself before the King and informed him that they had done building the dyery and that there needed but the price of the dye-stuffs and gear to set it going.

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  • Answered the King, “Thou sayst sooth for that matter, but I will open to thee a dyery and give thee capital and have thou no care anent them; for whoso offereth to do thee let or hindrance, I will hang him over his shop-door.”

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  • King sent him five hundred pieces of stuff, which he set himself to dye of all colours and then he spread them before the door of his dyery.

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  • Go round about the city with this master-dyer, and whatsoever place pleaseth him, be it shop or Khan or what not, turn out its occupier and build him a dyery after his wish.

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