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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of tie-dye.


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  • Inside, Lizzy bustles about the kitchen in a homemade tie-dyed apron, setting the dinner table in the sparsely furnished but tidy front room, the walls of which bear dozens of family photographs and a large painting of Jesus.

    American Grace

  • Tightly closed tie-dyed drapes blocked out all but a few needle holes of sunlight.

    Dreams of a Dark Warrior

  • Dr. Poland was a rock star: blond, perfect teeth, kind of hippie-looking, and she dressed real cool with these tie-dyed shirts and you could tell there was something of the flower child about her.

    Fallin’ Up

  • Our set was a tie-dyed sheet and a Christmas wreath light, and we performed in a cramped classroom.

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  • Because American teens are getting bigger, too, you're more likely to find a 16 on the junior floor than the designer floor, but the style frilly, pouffy, short, sleeveless, tie-dyed! would look ridiculous on a woman of a certain age.

    Charla Krupp: Shopping for My Mom: How Fashion Fails Real Women

  • Balding and bearded, with a ponytail and a tie-dyed shirt, he looked to be about 60 and introduced himself simply as “Hawkeye.”


  • The tie-dyed shirt the grandkids had made him with help from an adventurous aunt.

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  • I wore the tie-dyed shirt to bed just like I planned.

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  • Someone needs to inform them that you can't protest in this country unless you have long hair, a tie-dyed shirt, hemp sandals, and haven't bathed in days.

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  • It is abstract; she used her big, fat paint pens, and the bright colours somehow melded together to emulate, almost perfectly, a pattern I recognize from a tie-dyed sarong I wore on the beach in Dahab.

    Spelling Bee


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