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bound
used in The Glass Castle

2 meanings, 2 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
bound together
Definition
held together (connected or united) or wrapped
The exact meaning of this sense of bound is subject to its context. For example:
  • "The pages of the book are bound with glue." — held together physically
  • "The book is bound in leather." — wrapped or covered
  • "The United States and England are bound together by a common language." — connected or united (tied together metaphorically)
  • "She cleaned the wound and bound it with fresh bandages." — wrapped
  • "She is wheelchair-bound." — connected (moves with a wheelchair because she is unable to walk)
  • "The jacket has bound buttonholes." — edges wrapped by fabric or trim rather than stitches
  • "She's the one in the bound-edge hat." — where the edge of the hat is wrapped in a decorative material.
  • At home that night, Mom cleaned out a suitcase she'd used for her collection of dancing shoes, and I filled it with my clothes and my bound copies of The Maroon Wave.
    p. 239.6
bound = covered and held together like a book (using binding or glue)
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2  —1 use as in:
The deer bound across the trail.
Definition
to leap or jump
  • The dog bounded after him, barking, then caught up with him and snapped at his legs.
    p. 141.9
bounded = moved quickly
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