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bound
used in Rose Red

7 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
the binding is loose
Definition
something that holds things together, or wraps or covers or ties something
  • I return again to the empty reading room, my head spinning as I turn on my heels, a blur of the books' leather bindings floor to ceiling, the stained-glass lamp I bought in Venice, the carpet from Constantinople-all these and more I would trade in a beat of the heart for even a sign that my child has been spared, never mind what I would surrender for the child herself-this mother's life in an instant!
    8 — 1917 (6% in)

There are no more uses of "binding" flagged with this meaning in Rose Red.

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exact meaning not specified
  • And if he ever returns to my bed with other matters in mind-which he's bound to do at some point-he shall find young April under the covers with me.
    7 — 1915-1916 (63% in)
  • Beaumont University's Public Archive Department examined the paper, the ink and the binding and determined the diary to be authentic.
    1 — November, 2000 (22% in)
  • I not only lock the binding of this diary, but I secure it safely in a locked drawer as well, the small keys kept around my neck, and hidden down my dress, on a silver necklace once worn by my great-grandmother Gilchrist.
    2 — 1907 (9% in)
  • Following the reception, John and I are to take the Presidential Suite at the Grand, where we shall stay but a single night prior to our departure on the Ocean Star, bound for the Pacific Atolls.
    2 — 1907 (60% in)
  • Here we are aboard the Ocean Star, a luxurious steamer bound for Tahiti, in a presidential stateroom fit for a king and queen (three rooms and a full bath with WC).
    2 — 1907 (70% in)
  • We received a cable earlier this week that the window was put on a ship bound for New York and is therefore on its way.
    4 — 1909 (32% in)

There are no more uses of "bound" in Rose Red.

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