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[fog-bound, fawg-]
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adjective Nautical.
  1. unable to sail or navigate because of heavy fog.

Origin of fogbound

First recorded in 1850–55; fog1 + -bound1
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Examples from the Web for fogbound

Historical Examples

  • In the meantime Tad Butler was keeping his lonely vigil on the fogbound plains many miles away.

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    Frank Gee Patchin

British Dictionary definitions for fogbound


  1. prevented from operation by fogthe airport was fogbound
  2. obscured by or enveloped in fogthe skyscraper was fogbound
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