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[boun, boon] /baʊn, bun/
verb (used with or without object), Archaic.
to prepare; make ready.
Origin of boun
Middle English; see bound4 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • I boun' he make you laff, he look so funny wid all dem spots en speckles.

    Nights With Uncle Remus Joel Chandler Harris
  • It's boun' to get a man—the big, white country is—if he stays too long from his kind.

    Connie Morgan in Alaska James B. Hendryx
  • They don't know yet that the hole in the wall is thar, but ef they stay long they're boun' to run acrost it.

    The Keepers of the Trail Joseph A. Altsheler
  • "And it's boun' to'rd Whittlecup, I declare," added Mrs. Ogden.

    Wenderholme Philip Gilbert Hamerton
  • I boun' she won't neber stick her nose in dem new-fandangle chu'ches no more.

    The Wit of Women Kate Sanborn
  • I'm boun thee's eat 'em vast enough, az zoon az 'tiz the turn.

  • Brer Rabbit ain't wait fer ter see w'at de upshot gwine ter be, needer—I boun' you he ain't.

    Nights With Uncle Remus Joel Chandler Harris
  • So, as soon as they were "boun," they held on east to Hisingen, and had there a hearty welcome.

  • Hesychius speaks of the boun, and describes it, ειδος πεμματος κερατα εχοντος; a kind of cake, with a representation of two horns.

  • Then they busked them; and just when they were boun they see ships coming up to them.

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