Bound"en (?), p.p & a. [Old. p. p. of bind.]

1.

Bound; fastened by bonds.

[Obs.]

2.

Under obligation; bound by some favor rendered; obliged; beholden.

This holy word, that teacheth us truly our bounden duty toward our Lord God in every point. Ridley.

3.

Made obligatory; imposed as a duty; binding.

I am much bounden to your majesty. Shak.

 

© Webster 1913.

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