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yarn-dyed

[yahrn-dahyd] /ˈyɑrnˌdaɪd/
adjective
1.
(of fabrics) woven from yarns previously dyed (opposed to piece-dyed).
Origin of yarn-dyed
1880-1885
1880-85
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  • It is yarn-dyed in stripes or checks and was originally of Indian make.

    Textiles William H. Dooley
  • A yarn-dyed cotton cloth, now imitated both in Europe and the United States, has made the name famous.

    Commercial Geography Jacques W. Redway
  • Piece-dyed fabrics may be distinguished from yarn-dyed fabrics by unraveling threads of each kind.

    Textiles William H. Dooley
  • In case there is the same depth of color in the interior as on the surface, the fabric is yarn-dyed.

    Textiles William H. Dooley
British Dictionary definitions for yarn-dyed

yarn-dyed

adjective
1.
(of fabric) dyed while still in yarn form, before being woven Compare piece-dyed
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