Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Confined or delayed by storms; relating to hindrance by storms: as, we were storm-bound in port.

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Examples

  • Within the memory of the writer there lingers the picture of a sheltered nook on the shores of Lake Le Barge, in which half a thousand gold seekers lay storm-bound.

    The Shrinkage of the Planet

  • They were paddling out of the country in a Peterborough, and gave him shelter for the night in their storm-bound camp.

    THE ONE THOUSAND DOZEN

  • Inside the mouth of the river, just ere it entered Lake Le Barge, they found a hundred storm-bound boats of the argonauts.

    LIKE ARGUS OF THE ANCIENT TIMES

  • Besides, a dozen other strangers are storm-bound with them.

    CHAPTER 4

  • I have lived in soaked clothes, in spite of my rain-cloak, and have slept on a soaked stretcher in spite of all waterproof wrappings for several days, and still the weather shows no signs of improvement, and the rivers are so high on the northern road that I am storm-bound as well as pain-bound here.

    Unbeaten Tracks in Japan

  • In the drowning torrent, sitting in puddles of water, and drenched to the skin hours before, we reached this very primitive yadoya, the lower part of which is occupied by the daidokoro, a party of storm-bound students, horses, fowls, and dogs.

    Unbeaten Tracks in Japan

  • Belated travellers, or storm-bound ones, would, on occasion, stop with us overnight.

    ON THE MAKALOA MAT

  • "Well, see you don't get storm-bound in the lighthouse, " said the driver, bringing the car to a stop.

    Five Go To Demon's Rock

  • Over the proof that showed the strange ledge of rock under which the two storm-bound fugitives had passed the night, Bluff and Jerry lingered longest.

    The Outdoor Chums at Cabin Point or The Golden Cup Mystery

  • The small stables were overcrowded, there being seventy dogs in camp belonging to storm-bound travelers.

    Baldy of Nome

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