brassbound

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brass·bound

 (brăs′bound′)
adj.
1. Banded or trimmed with brass or a similar metal, such as bronze.
2. Inflexible; rigid: brassbound party loyalists.
3. Bold and impudent; brazen.

brassbound

(ˈbrɑːsˌbaʊnd)
adj
inflexibly entrenched: brassbound traditions.

brass•bound

(ˈbræsˈbaʊnd, ˈbrɑs-)

adj.
1. having a frame or reinforcements strengthened or made rigid by brass, bronze, etc.: a brassbound trunk.
2. rigid; inflexible: brassbound regulations.
3. impudent; brazen: brassbound presumption.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.brassbound - inflexibly entrenched and unchangeable; "brassbound traditions"; "brassbound party loyalists"; "an ironclad rule"
inflexible - incapable of change; "a man of inflexible purpose"
2.brassbound - having trim or fittings of brass; "a brassbound campaign chest"; "the heavy brassbound door"
bound - secured with a cover or binding; often used as a combining form; "bound volumes"; "leather-bound volumes"

brassbound

adjective