Part of speech: noun

The act, process, or trade of fixing colors in cloth or the like.

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Usage examples "dyeing":

  1. At Diwali they worship their goats by dyeing their horns and touching their feet. - "The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II", R. V. Russell.
  2. She startled them by the eagerness with which she questioned first one and then the other as to the comparative merits of madder and- something else- for dyeing red. - "Shenac's Work at Home", Margaret Murray Robertson.
  3. The rain had ceased, and the triumphant sun shining gloriously through the west window of stained glass, poured its rays upon them, dyeing them all the colours of an angel's wings. - "Love Eternal", H. Rider Haggard.