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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bleached a. Whitened; make white.
 Let their bleached bones, and blood's unbleaching stain,
 Long mark the battlefield with hideous awe.   --Byron.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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]