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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Hardcover.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Having a hardcover; hardback

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. same as hardback; -- used of books.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Fast or tight; stiff and slow in action; costive.
  • Constipated: said of the bowels.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having a hard back or cover

Etymologies

hard +‎ bound (Wiktionary)

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