Then Gunnlaug smote the herdsman, and stunned him; but the bonder would in nowise bear this, and claimed boot therefor.
Then they fared home to the farm, and told the bonder what had happed.
Escaping from the field, he lay concealed in the house of a bonder peasant, remote in deep forests, till his wounds were healed.
Thereafter they went to Grettir's horse, and nought had been tried against it; then all seemed to the bonder to go one way.
Olaf perceived it would still be some time before the bonder army was in rank.
Grettir said, "We are about equal herein, the bonder and I, for neither of us is skilled in arms."
The bonder greeted him well, but none of the other folk could abide him, and the good wife least of all.
Next morning the bonder rode home, and he and Grettir parted good friends.
Grettir said he would not be the first to raise strife with any man, and so much the less as the bonder's will was such.
Next morning the bonder came to her bedside to inquire how she felt, and to learn what turn the sickness was likely to take.
The linkage or force holding two neighboring atoms of a molecule in place and resisting their separation, usually accomplished by the transfer or sharing of one or more electrons or pairs of electrons between the atoms.
A force of attraction that holds atoms or ions together in a molecule or crystal. Bonds are usually created by a transfer or sharing of one or more electrons. There are single, double, and triple bonds. See also coordinate bond, covalent bond, ionic bond, metallic bond, polar bond.
A security issued by a corporation or public body and usually carrying a fixed rate of interest and a set date, called the bond's maturity, for redemption of the principal. Like a stock, a bond is a type of investment, but unlike a stock, a bond has a definite, but not necessarily fixed, yield. Some bonds have a feature known as a call, which gives the borrower an option to pay off the principal of the bond before its maturity, the date when the bond is due to be redeemed. (See municipal bonds and Treasury bills.)
an obligation of any kind (Num. 30:2, 4, 12). The word means also oppression or affliction (Ps. 116:16; Phil. 1:7). Christian love is the "bond of perfectness" (Col. 3:14), and the influences of the Spirit are the "bond of peace" (Eph. 4:3).