- (of a book) bound with a stiff cover, usually of cloth or leather; casebound.
Origin of hardbound
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Examples from the Web for hardbound
The baroness was not a young woman, and she was a hardbound Blue.The Tragic Comedians, Complete
"I would'nt be angry, Cousin," said little Sam, when the porpoise gave token that he was hardbound in slumber.Chanticleer
Yes, the hard-bound human mind, like the hardbound soil, has to be ploughed up.Flowers of Freethought
George W. Foote