Hidebound meaning

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Obstinately conservative and narrow-minded.
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Bound with the hide of an animal.
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(of a person) Stubborn; narrow-minded; inflexible.

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Stubbornly prejudiced, narrow-minded, or inflexible.
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Having abnormally dry, stiff skin that adheres closely to the underlying flesh. Used of domestic animals such as cattle.
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Having the bark so contracted and unyielding as to hinder growth. Used of trees.
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Having the hide tight over the bone and muscle structure of the body, as an emaciated cow.
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Having abnormally dry, stiff skin that adheres closely to the underlying flesh. Used of domestic animals such as cattle.
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(of a domestic animal) Having the skin adhering so closely to the ribs and back as not to be easily loosened or raised; emaciated.
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(of trees) Having the bark so close and constricting that it impedes the growth.

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Origin of hidebound

  • hide (“animal skin”, noun) +‎ bound (“tied”, adj)

    From Wiktionary