tie-dyeing

noun
tie-dye·​ing | \ ˈtī-ˌdī-iŋ How to pronounce tie-dyeing (audio) \

Definition of tie-dyeing

: a hand method of producing patterns in textiles by tying portions of the fabric or yarn so that they will not absorb the dye

First Known Use of tie-dyeing

1904, in the meaning defined above

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“Tie-dyeing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tie-dyeing. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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