Associations to the word «Stained»


STAINED, adjective. Having a stain
STAINED, adjective. Coloured by adding a pigment
STAINED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of stain
STAINED GLASS, noun. Glass that has been coloured, either by painting or by fusing pigments into its structure.
STAINED GLASS, noun. (architecture) The use of such glass to construct decorative windows, especially in churches.

Dictionary definition

STAINED, adjective. Marked or dyed or discolored with foreign matter; "a badly stained tablecloth"; "tear-stained cheeks".
STAINED, adjective. Having a coating of stain or varnish.

Wise words

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