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fogbound

[fog-bound, fawg-] /ˈfɒgˌbaʊnd, ˈfɔg-/
adjective, Nautical
1.
unable to sail or navigate because of heavy fog.
Origin of fogbound
1850-1855
1850-55; fog1 + -bound1
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  • In the meantime Tad Butler was keeping his lonely vigil on the fogbound plains many miles away.

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British Dictionary definitions for fogbound

fogbound

/ˈfɒɡˌbaʊnd/
adjective
1.
prevented from operation by fog: the airport was fogbound
2.
obscured by or enveloped in fog: the skyscraper was fogbound
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