Definitions

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  • adj. faded

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Faded.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Wearing away; losing color or strength.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Traditionally, hunting "fady," or taboos, of two local tribes (Antandroy and Mahafaly) protected many animal species in this region.

    Madagascar spiny thickets

  • Malagasy · Hong Kong: Donald Tsang, aza fady matesa!

    Global Voices in English » Hong Kong: Donald Tsang, please die!

  • However, with the increased movement of people across the region, the local fady on certain animals is becoming less effective as a means of protection.

    Madagascar spiny thickets

  • Shenstone describes in his "Thoughts on Gardening," several artifices that he put in practice for increasing the apparent distance of objects, or for lengthening the perspective of an avenue by widening it in the foreground and planting it there with dark-foliaged trees, like yews and firs, "then with trees more and more fady, till they end in the almond-willow or silver osier."

    A History of English Romanticism in the Eighteenth Century

  • And bowing, the waiter went before them up the narrow stairs and led them into a dusky, fady, gloomy-looking chamber, whose carpet, curtains, and chair coverings seemed all of mingled hues of browns and grays, and from their fadiness and dinginess almost indescribable in color.

    Self-Raised

  • Any one interested in hearing of our progress -- or arrest, may write to my Turner copyist, Mr. Ward: [BO] and, in the meantime, they can help my designs for art education best by making these Turner copies more generally known; and by determining, when they travel, to spend what sums they have at their disposal, not in fady photography, but in the encouragement of any good _water-color_ and

    Ariadne Florentina Six Lectures on Wood and Metal Engraving

  • King, his wife's father; whilst he wept before her and said, "O my fady, I choose death for myself and loathe this worldly life, if I foregather not with my wife and children: I have set my existence on the venture and will either attain my aim or die."

    Arabian nights. English

  • Please if any one has messenger Invitation please send me at fady says: plese bring to me msn messenger 8.0 mo2a says:

    plaxoed!

  • Moreover, she served him herself and strave to put him in fear of the awful majesty of the Supreme King, his wife’s father; whilst he wept before her and said, O my fady, I choose death for myself and loathe this worldly life, if

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • "The Oasis" captured by fady (Click Image to See More From fady)

    PictureCorrect Photography Tips

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