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 for Dye.
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dye \Dye\ (d[imac]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dyed (d[imac]d); 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.
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           Cloth to be dyed of divers colors.       --Trench.
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           The soul is dyed by its thoughts.        --Lubbock.
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     To dye in the grain, To dye in the wool (Fig.), to dye
        firmly; to imbue thoroughly.
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              He might truly be termed a legitimate son of the
              revenue system dyed in the wool.      --Hawthorne.
     Syn: See Stain.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dye \Dye\, n.
     1. Color produced by dyeing.
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     2. Material used for dyeing; a dyestuff.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dye \Dye\, n.
     Same as Die, a lot. --Spenser.
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From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  115 Moby Thesaurus words for "dye":
     acid color, aniline, aniline dye, apply paint, artificial dye,
     bedaub, bedizen, begild, besmear, besprinkle, breathe, brew,
     brush on paint, calcimine, chromogen, coat, coat of paint, coating,
     color, color filter, color gelatin, colorant, coloring, complexion,
     cover, dab, daub, dead-color, decoct, deep-dye, dip, distemper,
     double-dye, dredge, drier, dyestuff, emblazon, enamel, engild,
     entincture, exterior paint, face, fast-dye, flat coat, flat wash,
     flavor, floor enamel, fresco, fuchsine, garancine, gild, glaze,
     gloss, grain, ground, hue, illuminate, imbrue, imbue, impregnate,
     infiltrate, infuse, ingrain, instill, interior paint, japan,
     lacquer, lake, lay on color, leaven, madder, medium, opaque color,
     paint, parget, penetrate, permeate, pervade, pigment, prime,
     prime coat, primer, priming, saturate, season, shade, shadow,
     shellac, slop on paint, smear, stain, steep, stipple, suffuse,
     temper, tempera, thinner, tinct, tinction, tincture, tinge, tint,
     tone, transfuse, transparent color, turpentine, turps, undercoat,
     undercoating, varnish, vehicle, wash, wash coat, whitewash, woad

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

     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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