Hidebound

Hide"bound`

(?), a. 1. Having the skin adhering so closely to the ribs and back as not to be easily loosened or raised; -- said of an animal.
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2. (Hort.) Having the bark so close and constricting that it impedes the growth; -- said of trees. Bacon.
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3. Untractable; bigoted; obstinately and blindly or stupidly conservative. Milton. Carlyle.
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4. Niggardly; penurious. [Obs.] Quarles.
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