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bound vb.2 (not pre-Eliz.; 1 and 2 are obs.)
1. to recoil, rebound All'sW. II. iii. 314 “these balls bound; there's noise in it,” R2 I. ii. 58 (‘She compares her reiterated complaints to the rebounding of a tennis-ball’).
2. to cause to leap H5 V. ii. 145 “bound my horse.”
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    • William Shakespeare, Henry V, 5.2
    • William Shakespeare, Richard II, 1.2
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