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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BINDING

They were in the wheat-field, busy with the last sheaves; she raking and he binding.

I would like to know whether you are going to have a binding for Young People.

It doesn't mean anything; that is, it is not binding legally, of course.

In name at least you are king, and your signature is binding upon my subjects.

A Muslim marriage is not binding upon a Christian, and I shall account it no marriage.

So binding do I count them, that, if I would, I could not now draw back.

The consciousness of trust is of all things most binding on men of integrity.

Any agreement we may make with you, he will recognise as binding.

One man did the cradling and another the gathering and the binding into sheaves.

The format is pleasant, the book-marker voluptuous, the binding Arty-and-Crafty.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-13c., verbal noun from bind (v.). Meaning "thing that binds" is from c.1300; "state of being bound" is from late 14c. Meaning "covering of a book" is recorded from 1640s.

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