wind bound

windbound

[wind-bound]
adjective
(of a sailing ship, sailboat, or the like) kept from sailing by a wind from the wrong direction or one of too high velocity.

Origin:
1580–90; wind1 + -bound1

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windbound (ˈwɪndˌbaʊnd)
 
adj
(of a sailing vessel) prevented from sailing by an unfavourable wind

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