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. 2a (1) :  tradition-bound and opinionated (2) :  making no concessions :  inflexibleb :  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

1673

First Known Use of brassbound

1673



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