[ boun, boon ]

verb (used with or without object)Archaic.
  1. to prepare; make ready.

Origin of boun

Middle English; see bound4

Words Nearby boun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use boun in a sentence

  • Brer Rabbit aint wait fer ter see w'at de upshot gwine ter be, needer—I boun' you he aint.

    Nights With Uncle Remus | Joel Chandler Harris
  • I hears de time fer settlin up gwine come day atter to-morrer an if taint settled up de surance boun ter collapse.

    Three Little Women | Gabrielle E. Jackson
  • Besides, I wuden' sell em, ef I diden' have er cent ter buy er crust of braid with, even ef I wuzen' boun' by the will.

  • But I knew varry weel mysen what I were boun' to do, though I didn't say so to them.

  • I'll be boun' Docallison done got up hisself an' pulled dese here millions wif de dew on 'em.