from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To dye (fabric) after tying parts of the fabric so that they will not absorb dye, giving the fabric a streaked or mottled look.
  • n. The process of tie-dyeing.
  • n. A tie-dyed fabric or garment.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To tie strings around (fabric or clothing) and then dye it, in such a manner that the tied parts do not get colored.
  • n. A shirt that has been tie-dyed.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. dye after knotting the fabric to produce an irregular pattern


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