dyed-in-the-wool


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dyed-in-the-wool

(of a fabric) made of dyed yarn
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A welcome contribution to both World War II era popular culture and American theatrical history, The Songwriter Goes To War is an enduring true story of a dyed-in-the-wool entertainer expertly applying his gifts to serve his country in its hour of need.
Never straying from Hewetson's keen interest in exploring illustration for the horror genre, the Skywald periodicals had a lasting appeal only to its dyed-in-the-wool fans.
Some soldiers are dyed-in-the-wool, through-and-through logisticians.
It means through and through, as in "a dyed-in-the-wool Tory or Labour supporter".