adjective \ˈban-dən\

Definition of BOUNDEN

archaic :  being under obligation :  beholden
:  made obligatory :  binding <our bounden duty>

Examples of BOUNDEN

  1. <a rugged individualist who refused to be bounden to any man>

Origin of BOUNDEN

Middle English
First Known Use: 14th century

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