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housebound

[ hous-bound ]
/ ˈhaʊsˌbaʊnd /
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adjective

restricted to the house, as by bad weather or illness.

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Origin of housebound

First recorded in 1875–80; house + -bound1
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British Dictionary definitions for housebound

housebound
/ (ˈhaʊsˌbaʊnd) /

adjective

unable to leave one's house because of illness, injury, etc
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Medical definitions for housebound

housebound
[ housbound′ ]

adj.

Confined to one's home, as by illness.
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