- s inflexibly entrenched and unchangeable
brassbound party loyalists
- s having trim or fittings of brass
a brassbound campaign chest
the heavy brassbound door
- Facing the wigged high judges of Britain had failed to dent her brassbound confidence, but facing this crowd was something else.
- For most of that time it has had a Lutheran state church with the kind of brassbound temporal authority that Protestants are often pointing fingers at the Roman Catholics for.
- The president of France's National Assembly sits high above the 627 deputies in a huge, brassbound armchair, and acts like the umpire at a political tennis match.