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Meaning of BOUNDEN

Pronunciation:  'bawndun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  morally obligatory; "my bounden duty"
 

BOUNDEN is a 7 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: obligatory
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bound"en\, p. p & a. [Old. p. p. of bind.]
1. Bound; fastened by bonds. [Obs.]



2. Under obligation; bound by some favor rendered; obliged;
   beholden.

         This holy word, that teacheth us truly our bounden
         duty toward our Lord God in every point. --Ridley.

3. Made obligatory; imposed as a duty; binding.

         I am much bounden to your majesty.    --Shak.

 

 

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