Windbound
Windbound Wind"bound`, a. (Naut.) prevented from sailing, by a contrary wind. See {Weatherbound}. [1913 Webster]

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  • windbound — /wind bownd /, adj. (of a sailing ship, sailboat, or the like) kept from sailing by a wind from the wrong direction or one of too high velocity. [1580 90; WIND1 + BOUND1] * * * …   Universalium

  • windbound — adjective Unable to sail because of high winds, or of onshore winds …   Wiktionary

  • windbound — hindered from sailing by contrary winds Nautical Terms …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • windbound — adjective (of a ship) unable to sail because of extreme or contrary winds …   English new terms dictionary

  • windbound — /ˈwɪndbaʊnd/ (say windbownd) adjective (of a sailing ship) prevented from sailing by a contrary or high wind. {wind1 + bound1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • windbound — adj. unable to sail because of contrary winds …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Bound — Bound, p. p. & a. 1. Restrained by a hand, rope, chain, fetters, or the like. [1913 Webster] 2. Inclosed in a binding or cover; as, a bound volume. [1913 Webster] 3. Under legal or moral restraint or obligation. [1913 Webster] 4. Constrained or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Bound up in — Bound Bound, p. p. & a. 1. Restrained by a hand, rope, chain, fetters, or the like. [1913 Webster] 2. Inclosed in a binding or cover; as, a bound volume. [1913 Webster] 3. Under legal or moral restraint or obligation. [1913 Webster] 4.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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