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bound
used in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

6 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
  • She liked the combined smell of worn leather bindings, library paste and freshly inked stamping pads better than she liked the smell of burning incense at high mass.
    Chapter 2 (2% in)

There are no more uses of "binding" flagged with this meaning in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn.

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exact meaning not specified
  • He gave her the ring to bind what he called their understanding.
    Chapter 55 (58% in)
  • Its branches were bound with new white rope and it came to a sure pure point at the top.
    Chapter 27 (14% in)
  • He sang lustily as he rowed: Sailing, sailing, over the bounding main.
    Chapter 29 (63% in)
  • There was an iron-bound convention in Brooklyn that children must have their picture taken by a regular photographer when they were confirmed.
    Chapter 39 (5% in)
  • They walked briskly, outdistancing loitering kids homeward bound from the junk shops.
    Chapter 43 (88% in)

There are no more uses of "bound" in A Tree Grows in Brooklyn.

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