distain

[dih-steyn]
verb (used with object) Archaic.
to discolor; stain; sully.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English desteignen < Anglo-French, Middle French desteign-, stem of desteindre, equivalent to des- dis-1 + teindre < Latin tingere to dye, tinge

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