- Long, long ago, at the very beginning, a White Witch came out of the North and bound our land in snow and ice for a hundred years.
- They will come in presently and bind me hand and foot to yonder chair.
- Up to no good, I’ll be bound.
- But every night they bind me, and so every night my chance is gone.
- For first I become furious and wild and would rush upon my dearest friends to kill them, if I were not bound.
- The Knight was seated in a curious silver chair, to which he was bound by his ankles, his knees, his elbows, his wrists, and his waist.
- For while I am bound you are safe.
- The instant the prisoner was free, he crossed the room in a single bound, seized his own sword (which had been taken from him and laid on the table), and drew it.
- And you, who have told me a hundred times how deeply you pitied me for the sorceries by which I was bound, will doubtless hear with joy that they are now ended for ever.
- "I say," said Scrubb, "I’m awfully sorry about your enchantment of course, but what will those fellows do to us when they come to bind you?
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- Suffer me to refill it.) And this seems to me the likelier because even now I am bound by a spell, from which my Lady alone can free me.
- And means no good to us, I’ll be bound," said Puddleglum.
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as in: south-bound lanes
travelling in a particular direction or to a specific location
as in: She's bound to succeed.
almost certain to; or determined to
as in: bound together
held together (connected or united) or wrapped
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as in: I can't/must. I'm bound by...
tied up, prevented, or required
as in: the binding is loose
something that holds things together, or wraps or covers or ties something
as in: It put me in a bind.
a difficult situation
as in: out of bounds; bounded on the east
a boundary or limit
as in: The deer bound across the trail.
to leap or jump