Brassbound



having a frame or reinforcements strengthened or made rigid by brass, bronze, etc., as a trunk or chest.
rigid; inflexible:
brassbound regulations.
impudent; brazen:
brassbound presumption.
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Captain Brassbound’s Conversion George Bernard Shaw
Captain Brassbound’s Conversion George Bernard Shaw
Captain Brassbound’s Conversion George Bernard Shaw
Captain Brassbound’s Conversion George Bernard Shaw
Captain Brassbound’s Conversion George Bernard Shaw
Captain Brassbound’s Conversion George Bernard Shaw
Tomaso’s Fortune and Other Stories Henry Seton Merriman
Captain Brassbound’s Conversion George Bernard Shaw
Captain Brassbound’s Conversion George Bernard Shaw
Captain Brassbound’s Conversion George Bernard Shaw

adjective
inflexibly entrenched: brassbound traditions

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