bound (adj.)
ready, prepared
AW II.i.114.1[Helena to King, of her medicine] I come to tender it and my appliance / With all bound humbleness
Ham I.v.6.2[Hamlet to Ghost] Speak. I am bound to hear [Ghost's response puns: sense 1]
KL III.vii.7[Cornwall to Edmund, of Gloucester] the revenges we are bound to take upon your traitorous father are not fit for your beholding
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