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 Meanings and Examples of DYE
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dye
 v.  color a material, especially by soaking in a coloring solution; take on or impart color
Classic Sentence:
1  Already the house was full of the acrid smell of clothes boiling in homemade black dye for, in the kitchen, the sobbing cook was stirring all of Mrs. Meade's dresses in the huge wash pot.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
2  Even butternut was now none too plentiful, and many of the soldiers were dressed in captured Yankee uniforms which had been turned a dark-brown color with walnut-shell dye.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
3  With anxiety I watched his eye rove over the gay stores: he fixed on a rich silk of the most brilliant amethyst dye, and a superb pink satin.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
4  The climate affected his dye; it did very well in Russia, but it was no go here.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 22. SOME OLD SCENES, AND SOME NEW PEOPLE
5  One dye of that tincture covered his clothes, the cap upon his head, his boots, his face, and his hands.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 2 Humanity Appears upon the Scene, Hand in Hand with Trouble
6  Even as Indian ivory, if one stain it with sanguine dye, or where white lilies are red with many a rose amid: such colour came on the maiden's face.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK TWELFTH
7  "I think I shall trade," said he, leaning back in his chair, "to the East Indies, for silks, shawls, spices, dyes, drugs, and precious woods."
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXII
8  If we're all the raw stuff of the cosmic effects, one would rather be the fire that tempers a sword than the fish that dyes a purple cloak.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
9  Avoiding the horns of the infuriated animal, Uncas darted to his side, and passed his knife across the throat, when bounding to the edge of the river it fell, dyeing the waters with its blood.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3
Example Sentence:
1  Be sure to steep the fabric in the dye bath for the full time prescribed.
2  Did you know the dye is purple on your hair when you're doing it that color?
3  On this wise he abode years and years, till it fortuned one day that he received cloth to dye from a man of wrath and sold it and spent the proceeds.
4  Either dye or paints are used to colour cloth.
5  Time does not dye,Memories do not light.
6  They used only natural pigments to dye the wool.
7  As far as we could determine, there is only one aboriginal culture left that does any dyeing at all with soil.