1. marked or dyed or discolored with foreign matter (Freq. 9)

a badly stained tablecloth


tear-stained cheeks

Ant: ↑unstained
2. having a coating of stain or varnish (Freq. 1)
Syn: ↑varnished
Similar to: ↑painted

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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