bounden

bounden

[boun-duhn]
adjective
1.
obligatory; compulsory: one's bounden duty.
2.
Archaic. under obligation; obliged.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English, variant of bound1

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bounden (ˈbaʊndən)
 
adj
morally obligatory (archaic except in the phrase bounden duty)

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