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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dye  \Dye\,  n. 
  Same  as  {Die},  a  lot  --Spenser. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dye  \Dye\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Dyed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Dyeing}.]  [OE.  deyan,  dyen,  AS  de['a]gian.] 
  To  stain;  to  color;  to  give  a  new  and  permanent  color  to  as 
  by  the  application  of  dyestuffs. 
 
  Cloth  to  be  dyed  of  divers  colors.  --Trench. 
 
  The  soul  is  dyed  by  its  thoughts.  --Lubbock. 
 
  {To  dye  in  the  grain},  {To  dye  in  the  wool}  (Fig.),  to  dye 
  firmly;  to  imbue  thoroughly. 
 
  He  might  truly  be  termed  a  legitimate  son  of  the 
  revenue  system  dyed  in  the  wool.  --Hawthorne. 
 
  Syn:  See  {Stain}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dye  \Dye\,  n. 
  1.  Color  produced  by  dyeing. 
 
  2.  Material  used  for  dyeing;  a  dyestuff. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dye 
  n  :  a  usually  soluble  substance  for  staining  or  coloring  e.g. 
  fabrics  or  hair  [syn:  {dyestuff}] 
  v  :  color  with  dye;  "Please  dye  these  shoes" 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Dye 
  The  art  of  dyeing  is  one  of  great  antiquity,  although  no  special 
  mention  is  made  of  it  in  the  Old  Testament.  The  Hebrews  probably 
  learned  it  from  the  Egyptians  (see  Ex  26:1;  28:5-8),  who 
  brought  it  to  great  perfection.  In  New  Testament  times  Thyatira 
  was  famed  for  its  dyers  (Acts  16:14).  (See  {COLOUR}.) 
 




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