Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Impeded, hindered, or hemmed in by water, as in case of a flood, heavy rains, etc.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Prevented by a flood from proceeding.
“However, the documented sighting of a plesiosaur, a water-bound creature, in 1923 made cryptozoologist believe that the specimen of these monsters existed in the lake at least 200 years ago.”
“Take Price Billiot, 63, who runs a seafood dock in Pointe-Aux-Chenes, a dilapidated and water-bound town that stretches along a bayou in the tall marshes near Montegut.”
“They're water-bound hellzones, natural refuges for the forces of pain, deception, and death.”
“Seedlings, unable to dodge the impending onslaught of raindrops, continued on their course while water-bound leaves deposited themselves all along the edges of the brook on both sides.”
“EYRE: The Senegalese collective V.A. Capsi Revolution, rapping in French and Wolof here, lay out the rationale for water-bound migration, but the songs final rapper calls it a suicide mission and bids his peers not to give up on Senegal.”
“At the time, she was a water-bound athlete, swimming and playing on the boys water polo team at Valencia High School in Placentia, Calif.”
“Toward the end of the nineteenth century many roads were made from water-bound macadam.”
“The film opens in 1954 as World War II veteran and current federal marshal Teddy Daniels (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his new partner, Chuck (Mark Ruffalo), ferry to Shutter Island, a water-bound mental hospital housing the criminally insane.”
“Now: How would you feel about seeing a water-bound wind farm within sight of the shoreline of Lake Michigan?”
“The game definitely loses the feeling of controlling a sleek, water-bound mammal during those moments.”
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