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brassbound

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adjective brass·bound \ˈbras-ˌbau̇nd, -ˈbau̇nd\

Definition of brassbound

  1. 1 :  having trim made of brass or a metal resembling brass

  2. 2 a (1) :  tradition-bound and opinionated (2) :  making no concessions :  inflexible b :  brazen, presumptuous



Examples of brassbound in a sentence

  1. <a person of brassbound honesty>

  2. <the brassbound military leadership had failed to realize that this time the nation was fighting a different kind of war>



1767

First Known Use of brassbound

1767


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