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hidebound

1. (of cattle, etc.) having the skin closely attached to the flesh as a result of poor feeding
2. (of trees) having a very tight bark that impairs growth
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HOW refreshing to note that Glasgow MPs Jimmy Wray and Davie Marshall and MSP Frank McAveety are not hidebound by constituency boundaries whenever a problem arises outwith their `patch'.
True, it was public money Cody was scattering from Newport Beach to the Dominican Republic, but don't be hidebound by conventional morality.
from London's renowned and somewhat hidebound Courtauld Institute of Art, he places even the newest art in the grand perspectives of art history.
In reaction to the jingoism and authoritarianism of the traditional school, Progressive educators of the 1920s fashioned a critique of teachers and teaching: that they were too rigid, too hidebound by tradition, and not adequately supportive of students.
Furthermore, "conservative" media commentators should have challenged the media caricature of Strom Thurmond as a hidebound bigot.
The other side of the coin is that hidebound old traditionalists like myself who have long admired the Springfield guns as being the closest thing to a GI 1911, need to jump into action and pick up one of the current production guns before these changes are completely instituted.
Now he's also proved that their's nothing hidebound about Heidi.
More so than you might think Virtual trading systems built from scratch in the '80s means the financial world in Latin America already travels in bits and bytes, far more than the old-fashioned handfilled orders of hidebound Wall Street.
Mr Blair believes politicians have been hidebound by a belief that the British people are inherently anti-European, which is not necessarily the case, said his spokesman.
Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi said Monday he can carry out painful structural reforms in Japan's long-stagnant economy and hidebound political sphere as long as he can keep his approval ratings above 40%.
Daft's mission: To loosen up Coke's hidebound culture and free Coke's thousands of local managers around the globe to get to market quicker with new products.
Not that the farmers of Braunschweig-Wolfenbuttel were hidebound traditionalists.