verb (used with object), tie-dyed, tie-dye·ing.
to dye (fabric) by tie-dyeing.
Informal. a fabric or garment dyed by tie-dyeing.
Why are some letters tied together?It is hard to remember that fonts originated in handwriting, but occasionally reminders, like ligatures, pop up. “Ligature” literally means to bind or tie up, so when two letters are tied together in script, it is called a ligature. Medieval scribes combined letters that shared some part, so they could write faster and conserve space on the page. For example, rather than write fi, they combined the tittle …
Why Veterans Day And The Number 11 Are Tied TogetherNovember 11th is the 315th day of the year (except on leap years). It’s also Veterans Day, a federal holiday honoring all military veterans.
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Origin of tie-dye
First recorded in 1935–40
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Spilling from the old vehicle were hippies of all eras decked out in tie-dye and top hats bejeweled with feathers and beads.