Bleached a. Whitened; make white.
Let their bleached bones, and blood's unbleaching stain,
Long mark the battlefield with hideous awe. --Byron.
Bleach v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bleached p. pr. & vb. n. Bleaching.] To make white, or whiter; to remove the color, or stains, from; to blanch; to whiten.
The destruction of the coloring matters attached to the bodies to be bleached is effected either by the action of the air and light, of chlorine, or of sulphurous acid. --Ure.
Immortal liberty, whose look sublime
Hath bleached the tyrant's cheek in every varying clime. --Smollett.
adj 1: having lost freshness or brilliance of color; "sun-bleached
deck chairs"; "faded jeans"; "a very pale washed-out
blue"; "washy colors" [syn: faded, washed-out, washy]
2: (used of color) artificially produced; not natural; "a
bleached blonde" [syn: colored, coloured, dyed]