treebound

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Adjective[edit]

treebound (comparative more treebound, superlative most treebound)

  1. Surrounded by trees.
    1886 Thomas Hardy - The Mayor of Casterbridge
    From the centre of each side of this treebound square ran avenues east, west, and south into the wide expanse of corn-land . . .
  2. Secured (bound) to a tree.
    2004 Zitkala-Sa - Iktomi and the Ducks and Other Sioux Stories
    It was no other than the young woman who cut loose the treebound captive!
  3. Moving towards (bound for) a tree.
    2000 James S. Hirsch - Hurricane: The Miraculous Journey of Rubin Carter
    Carter could nail a treebound raccoon right between the eyes.