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The Return of the King
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  • In each hand he held up one half of a great horn cloven through the middle: a wild-ox horn bound with silver.
  • For he saw that instead of a spear he bore a tall staff, as it were a standard, but it was close-furled in a black cloth bound about with many thongs.

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  • He forced himself to think of Frodo, lying bound or in pain or dead somewhere in this dreadful place.
  • He came back to Frodo, and then of his elven-rope he cut a short piece to serve his master as a girdle and bind the grey cloak close about his waist.
  • And I have nothing to bind it with, or comfort it.
  • Thus,’ said Eomer, ’is the friendship of the Mark and of Gondor bound with a new bond, and the more do I rejoice.
  • ’This is only a repayment in token; for you took more, I’ll be bound.
  • Bilbo laughed, and he produced out of a pocket two beautiful pipes with pearl mouth-pieces and bound with fine-wrought silver.
  • Chapter 7 Homeward Bound At last the hobbits had their faces turned towards home.
  • Then forth from the Gate went Faramir with Hurin of the Keys, and no others, save that behind them walked four men in the high helms and armour of the Citadel, and they bore a great casket of black lebethron bound with silver.

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  • He was clad in black mail girt with silver, and he wore a long mantle of pure white clasped at the throat with a great jewel of green that shone from afar; but his head was bare save for a star upon his forehead bound by a slender fillet of silver.

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as in: south-bound lanes Define
travelling in a particular direction or to a specific location
as in: She's bound to succeed. Define
almost certain to; or determined to
as in: bound together Define
held together (connected or united) or wrapped (see word notes for a more detailed definition based upon context)
as in: I can't/must. I'm bound by... Define
tied up, prevented, or required
as in: the binding is loose Define
something that holds things together, or wraps or covers or ties something
as in: It put me in a bind. Define
a difficult situation
as in: out of bounds; bounded on the east Define
a boundary or limit
as in: The deer bound across the trail. Define
to leap or jump
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