The maiden sprang up with a bounding heart, to embrace her darling father.
Increasing her pace to a bounding run, she soon reached the Hudson.
"You will be sure to find out what the heiress is like," she said, bounding into the carriage.
He turned away, bounding from rock to rock with the agility of a chamois.
Almost instantly the panic was stayed and stocks were bounding upward two to five points at a leap.
The bounding cliffs of this gorge are from 300 to 350 feet high.
Like Harlequin, bounding from the sides and capering before the footlights, this new species makes a sudden apparition.
Julia knew by the way he embraced her and his mother, that his heart was bounding with joy.
The horse fell suddenly, pitching Quanah headlong to the ground his gun falling from his grasp and bounding away.
bounding that point she reached Hoorn, off which she brought up.
"fastened," mid-14c., in figurative sense of "compelled," from bounden, past participle of bind (v.). Meaning "under obligation" is from late 15c.; the literal sense "made fast by tying" is the latest recorded (1550s).
"ready to go," c.1200, boun, from Old Norse buinn past participle of bua "to prepare," also "to dwell, to live," from Proto-Germanic *bowan (cf. Old High German buan "to dwell," Old Danish both "dwelling, stall"), from PIE root *bheue- "to be, exist, dwell" (see be). Final -d is presumably through association with bound (adj.1).
"limit," c.1200, from Anglo-Latin bunda, from Old French bonde "limit, boundary, boundary stone" (12c., Modern French borne), variant of bodne, from Medieval Latin bodina, perhaps from Gaulish. Now chiefly in out of bounds, which originally referred to limits imposed on students at schools.
"to form the boundary of," also "to set the boundaries of," late 14c., from bound (n.). Related: Bounded; bounding.
"to leap," 1580s, from French bondir "to rebound, resound, echo," from Old French bondir "to leap, rebound; make a noise, beat (a drum)," 13c., ultimately "to echo back," from Vulgar Latin *bombitire "to buzz, hum" (see bomb (n.)), perhaps on model of Old French tentir, from Vulgar Latin *tinnitire.