Words nearby windbound
How to use windbound in a sentence
Windbound means when the ship is detained in one particular station by contrary winds.
I remarked to him, that every time I had passed that way, I found cause to fear our being windbound on the coasts of Barbary.Perils and Captivity|Charlotte-Adlade [ne Picard] Dard
On one occasion a collier brig had been windbound for several days in the Yarmouth roads.The Shellback's Progress|Walter Runciman
The day after this conversation we fell in with several vessels windbound at the entrance of the Channel.
On the third we were all separated, having fallen in with many windbound vessels who required our services.