Entry from British & World English dictionary
(Of fabric) dyed after being woven: a full range of piece-dyed and yarn-dyed fabrics
More example sentences
- Also new were piece-dyed fabrics that were pigment over-dyed, and then washed to get the color back.
- Piece-dyed brocades are our least expensive fabrics.
- In both cases, yarn-dyed or piece-dyed, the dyeing operation is always preceded by boiling-off, a process in which the gum (sericin) is removed from the fibre.
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