Spellbind Spell"bind`, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Spellbound}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Spellbinding}.] To bind or hold by, or as if by, a spell or charm; to entrance or fascinate, esp. by eloquence of speech, as in a political campaign. -- {Spell"bind`er}, n. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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