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windbound

[wind-bound] /ˈwɪndˌbaʊnd/
adjective
1.
(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
1580-1590
1580-90; wind1 + -bound1
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windbound

/ˈwɪndˌbaʊnd/
adjective
1.
(of a sailing vessel) prevented from sailing by an unfavourable wind
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