leash, tether, lead(noun)
restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal
three, 3, III, trio, threesome, tierce, leash, troika, triad, trine, trinity, ternary, ternion, triplet, tercet, terzetto, trey, deuce-ace(noun)
the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
a figurative restraint
"asked for a collar on program trading in the stock market"; "kept a tight leash on his emotions"; "he's always gotten a long leash"
fasten with a rope
"rope the bag securely"
A strap, cord or rope with which to restrain an animal, often a dog.
A brace and a half; a tierce.
A set of three; three creatures of any kind, especially greyhounds, foxes, bucks, and hares; hence, the number three in general.
A string with a loop at the end for lifting warp threads, in a loom.
A leg rope.
1980: Probably the idea was around before that, but the first photo of the leash in action was published that year uE000128394uE001 As Years Roll By (1970's Retrospective), Drew Kampion, Surfing magazine, February 1980, page 43. Quoted at surfresearch.com.au glossary.
To fasten or secure with a leash.
to curb, restrain
Origin: From leesshe, leysche, lesshe, a variant of more original lease, from lees, leese, leece, lese, from lesse (modern French laisse), from laxa, feminine form of laxus; compare lax.
a thong of leather, or a long cord, by which a falconer holds his hawk, or a courser his dog
a brace and a half; a tierce; three; three creatures of any kind, especially greyhounds, foxes, bucks, and hares; hence, the number three in general
a string with a loop at the end for lifting warp threads, in a loom
to tie together, or hold, with a leash
Origin: [OE. lese, lees, leece, OF. lesse, F. laisse, LL. laxa, fr. L. laxus loose. See Lax.]
A leash is a rope or similar material attached to the neck or head of an animal for restraint or control. On the animal, some leashes clip or tie to a collar, harness, or halter, while others go directly around the animal's neck.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
lēsh, n. a lash or line by which a hawk or hound is held: a brace and a half, three.—v.t. to hold by a leash: to bind. [O. Fr. lesse (Fr. laisse), a thong to hold a dog by—L. laxus, loose.]
The numerical value of leash in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of leash in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of leash in a Sentence
A long leash is still a leash.
It turns out it wasn’t a duffel bag. We could smell it and it was a pig on a leash.
You don't pressure us! we have been and will be your reliable friends, but if you try to hurt us, I won't tolerate that. We aren't puppies to be taken on a leash.
If you go to dog parks, keep your dog on a leash, and avoid densely populated dog areas, especially if you have a very young dog or a very old dog whose immune system is compromised.
I was just trying to get to my meeting, i stupidly didn’t bring a leash or a lifejacket, so if a [wave] took the board, then I just would’ve been stuck out there drowning in a suit.
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- corretjaCatalan, Valencian
- Hundeleine, LeineGerman
- talutushihna, talutinFinnish
- iallScottish Gaelic
- רצועה להולכת כלבHebrew
- 綱, リード, 革紐Japanese
- თასმა, საბელი, ღვედიGeorgian
- LéngtLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- drietal, lijnDutch
- leiebånd, kobbel, lenkeNorwegian
- encoleirar, coleiraPortuguese
- поводок, трое, [[комплект]] [[из]] [[три, привязь, тройкаRussian
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