fastened

[ fas-uhn, fah-suhn ]SEE DEFINITION OF fastened

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They arrived at the gate without question or hindrance; but found it fastened.

He took a long string from his pouch and fastened one end to an arrow.

Cusi Coyllur is discovered, fastened to a wall, and in a dying state.

My carefully packed bags were carried out and fastened to the saddle.

He rapidly reloaded his rifle, and fastened the pistols at his belt.

He tried to shake it, but little came of that, for the gate was fastened firmly.

He had fastened it down, when a loud noise and commotion was heard in the street.

There was also a portrait of the Emperor William, mounted and fastened up with four pins.

I had not my veil on, nor my rings, and my cameo belt was not fastened.

Why, he fastened on me to-night; here, upon my coat; like a savage dog.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English fæstnian "make fast, firm," also "ratify, betroth," from Proto-Germanic *fastinojanan (cf. Old Frisian festnia "to make firm, bind fast," Old Saxon fastnon, Old High German fastnion, Old Norse fastna "to pledge, betroth"), from *fastuz (see fast (adj.)). Related: Fastened; fastener; fastening.

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adjectiveconfining
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