Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Bound with iron.
  • adjective Rigid and unyielding.
  • adjective Bound with rocks and cliffs.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Bound with iron.
  • Faced or surrounded with rocks; rock-bound; rugged: as, an iron-bound coast.
  • Hard and fast; rigorous; inflexible as iron.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Bound as with iron; rugged.
  • adjective Rigid; unyielding.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Bound as if with iron; rugged.
  • adjective rigid; unyielding

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

iron +‎ bound

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