yarn-dye

verb
\ ˈyärn-ˌdī How to pronounce yarn-dye (audio) \
yarn-dyed; yarn-dying; yarn-dyes

Definition of yarn-dye

transitive verb

: to dye before weaving or knitting

First Known Use of yarn-dye

1885, in the meaning defined above

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“Yarn-dye.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yarn-dye. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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