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bound
used in Wuthering Heights

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1  —1 use as in:
out of bounds; bounded on the east
Definition
a boundary or limit
  • I see a repose that neither earth nor hell can break, and I feel an assurance of the endless and shadowless hereafter — the Eternity they have entered — where life is boundless in its duration, and love in its sympathy, and joy in its fulness.
    Chapter 16 (22% in)

There are no more uses of "bound" flagged with this meaning in Wuthering Heights.

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  • She's as poor as you or I: poorer, I'll be bound: you're saying, and I'm doing my little all that road.'
    Chapter 30 (60% in)
  • I exclaimed, assuming the cheerful; 'and I fear I shall be weather-bound for half an hour, if you can afford me shelter during that space.'
    Chapter 2 (33% in)
  • I removed the habit, and there shone forth beneath a grand plaid silk frock, white trousers, and burnished shoes; and, while her eyes sparkled joyfully when the dogs came bounding up to welcome her, she dared hardly touch them lest they should fawn upon her splendid garments.
    Chapter 7 (6% in)
  • You are younger, and yet, I'll be bound, you are taller and twice as broad across the shoulders; you could knock him down in a twinkling; don't you feel that you could?'
    Chapter 7 (40% in)
  • Well, say I promise I won't speak: but that does not bind me not to laugh at him!'
    Chapter 8 (15% in)
  • I suppose we shall have plenty of lamentations now — I see we shall — but they can't keep me from my narrow home out yonder: my resting-place, where I'm bound before spring is over!
    Chapter 12 (60% in)
  • She insisted on my fulfilling her directions, before she would let me touch her; and not till after the coachman had been instructed to get ready, and a maid set to pack up some necessary attire, did I obtain her consent for binding the wound and helping to change her garments.
    Chapter 17 (8% in)
  • There he tore off the sleeve of Earnshaw's coat, and bound up the wound with brutal roughness; spitting and cursing during the operation as energetically as he had kicked before.
    Chapter 17 (46% in)
  • In my flight through the kitchen I bid Joseph speed to his master; I knocked over Hareton, who was hanging a litter of puppies from a chair-back in the doorway; and, blessed as a soul escaped from purgatory, I bounded, leaped, and flew down the steep road; then, quitting its windings, shot direct across the moor, rolling over banks, and wading through marshes: precipitating myself, in fact, towards the beacon-light of the Grange.
    Chapter 17 (69% in)
  • This hint was enough to bind our hands.
    Chapter 17 (98% in)
  • I did not fear her breaking bounds; because the gates were generally looked, and I thought she would scarcely venture forth alone, if they had stood wide open.
    Chapter 18 (31% in)
  • She bounded before me, and returned to my side, and was off again like a young greyhound; and, at first, I found plenty of entertainment in listening to the larks singing far and near, and enjoying the sweet, warm sunshine; and watching her, my pet and my delight, with her golden ringlets flying loose behind, and her bright cheek, as soft and pure in its bloom as a wild rose, and her eyes radiant with cloudless pleasure.
    Chapter 21 (12% in)
  • She went sadly on: there was no running or bounding now, though the chill wind might well have tempted her to race.
    Chapter 22 (14% in)
  • For one thing, she was forbidden to move out of the garden, and it fretted her sadly to be confined to its narrow bounds as spring drew on; for another, in following the house, I was forced to quit her frequently, and she complained of loneliness: she preferred quarrelling with Joseph in the kitchen to sitting at peace in her solitude.
    Chapter 32 (48% in)

There are no more uses of "bound" in Wuthering Heights.

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