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Rogue Ingrain (A)

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Ingrain colours are what we call “fast colours,” colours which will not fly or wash out. A rogue ingrain means one rotten to the core, one whose villainy is deep-seated.

“ʹTis ingrain, sir; ʹtwill endure wind and weather.”—Shakespeare: Twelfth Night, i. 5.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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