To get Uggie to look like the other two dogs, handlers bathed him in a dye that turned his coat white for several months.
Fame came only after Cohn pressured her to diet, dye her hair, cap her teeth, and change her name.
And at Easter, Americans dunk them in dye and buy pounds of their chocolate likenesses wrapped in gaily colored foil.
“However, the dye job takes about five hours, and costs at least 600 yuan,” or nearly $100, says one employee.
They dye their hair and alter their clothes, but not enough to attract attention from authorities.
Having strained this water, they dip the feathers and hair into it, which it is their custom to dye first yellow, and then red.
They dye them different colours, and cloath themselves therewith.
The dye is usually prepared by macerating the pods in boiling water for a week or longer.
To dye gloves to look like York tan or Limerick, put some saffron into a pint of water boiling hot, and let it infuse all night.
"They carve pear-wood because it is so soft, and dye it brown, and call it me" said an old oak cabinet, with a chuckle.
Old English deah, deag "a color, hue, tinge," perhaps related to deagol "secret, hidden, dark, obscure," from Proto-Germanic *daugilaz (cf. Old Saxon dogol "secret," Old High German tougal "dark, hidden, secret").
Old English deagian "to dye," from the source of dye (n.). Spelling distinction between dye and die was not firm till 19c. "Johnson in his Dictionary, spelled them both die, while Addison, his near contemporary, spelled both dye" [Barnhart]. Related: dyed. Figurative phrase dyed in the wool (or grain) is from dyeing while the material is in its raw state, which has a more durable effect.
A substance used to color materials or substances, such as cells, tissues, and microorganisms.
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.)