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Not one person in a thousand will believe Im a real, bona-fide, dyed-in-the-wool widow!
For a genuine, all-round, dyed-in-the-wool separator of coin from its proud possessor, the train butcher is the limit.
Yes, were dyed-in-the-wool fans, admitted Bob, and told the operator something of their radio work.
But he was, doubtless, an eccentric though an experienced and dyed-in-the-wool socialist who had lectured over half the globe.
GREENWICH VILLAGEANNA ALICE CHAPIN
It is a dyed-in-the-wool skilled workers' union, and has been such ever since its foundation forty-five years ago.
In thought it is a piece of dyed-in-the-wool old fogyism, but in form and literary style it is vigorous, jaunty, and amusing.
Im not the Tenderfoot you brought out sixteen years ago; Im a dyed-in-the-wool Westerner now.
A TENDERFOOT BRIDECLARICE E. RICHARDS
Nothing has pleased me so much, in a long time, as to see him such a dead-in-earnest, dyed-in-the-wool officer as he is now.
You're the only seasoned, all around, dyed-in-the-wool, genuwine cowpuncher in the whole outfit.
That his brother-in-law Schurz should wish to represent him as a dyed-in-the-wool Austrian is only natural.

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