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hardbound

[hahrd-bound] /ˈhɑrdˈbaʊnd/
adjective
1.
(of a book) bound with a stiff cover, usually of cloth or leather; casebound.
Compare paperback.
Origin of hardbound
1725-1735
1725-35; hard + bound1
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  • Yes, the hard-bound human mind, like the hardbound soil, has to be ploughed up.

    Flowers of Freethought George W. Foote
  • "I would'nt be angry, Cousin," said little Sam, when the porpoise gave token that he was hardbound in slumber.

    Chanticleer Cornelius Mathews
  • The baroness was not a young woman, and she was a hardbound Blue.

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