from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Impeded, detained, embarrassed, or confined by fog.


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  • The answer, perhaps, is that you would get a book that bore approximately as much resemblance to the fog-bound world of 221B Baker Street as the Disney version of "The Jungle Book" does to Kipling's India.

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  • "I wouldn't say I have made it yet," the 25-year-old midfielder says modestly at Bolton Wanderers' fog-bound training ground.

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  • Our first stop was the tiny archipelago St Pierre et Miquelon, a collection of fog-bound rocks in the freezing North Atlantic just below Newfoundland.

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  • The morning sun in San Cristóbal at about 7,000 feet after a possibly gloomy fog-bound start of the day until about 10: 00AM is brilliant and crystal clear in high mountain air when rain clouds do not interfere and by noon one can experience the phenomenon of bathing in warm, embracing sunlight on the sunny sides of streets while feeling the chill on shady thoroughfares.

    Tamal Nights, Brilliant Days

  • His portraits of fog-bound London captured that ghostly beauty, while Henri Cartier-Bresson took evocative photographs of Paris in the fog.

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  • After two solid days spent in a fog-bound car on a moose-laden highway, I am finally back to a place from which I can blog.

    News catchup

  • The movie is a succession of dazzling scenes, including the classic confrontation between Bobby and the jobsworth waitress in the roadside diner, and his heartbreaking speech to his paralysed father on his brief return from hot, dusty southern California to his chilly, fog-bound home in the Pacific Northwest.

    Five Easy Pieces

  • Then one cold, fog-bound Sunday afternoon, while I worked on student papers in my fire-snug study at home, the bellpull at my front door clanged twice.

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  • I came back to Vancouver only to find that the whole city is fog-bound.

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  • A fruit seller had the bad fortune not to recognize Lord Iron one dim, fog-bound morning, and a flippant comment earned him a whipping that left him near dead.

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