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distain

[dih-steyn] /dɪˈsteɪn/
verb (used with object), Archaic.
1.
to discolor; stain; sully.
Origin of distain
1350-1400
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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