What does leash mean?

Definitions for leash
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. leash, tether, lead(noun)

    restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal

  2. 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

  3. collar, leash(verb)

    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"

  4. rope, leash(verb)

    fasten with a rope

    "rope the bag securely"

Wiktionary

  1. leash(Noun)

    A strap, cord or rope with which to restrain an animal, often a dog.

    Etymology: 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.

  2. leash(Noun)

    A brace and a half; a tierce.

    Etymology: 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.

  3. leash(Noun)

    A set of three; three creatures of any kind, especially greyhounds, foxes, bucks, and hares; hence, the number three in general.

    Etymology: 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.

  4. leash(Noun)

    A string with a loop at the end for lifting warp threads, in a loom.

    Etymology: 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.

  5. leash(Noun)

    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.

    Etymology: 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.

  6. leash(Verb)

    To fasten or secure with a leash.

    Etymology: 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.

  7. leash(Verb)

    to curb, restrain

    Etymology: 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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Leash(noun)

    a thong of leather, or a long cord, by which a falconer holds his hawk, or a courser his dog

    Etymology: [OE. lese, lees, leece, OF. lesse, F. laisse, LL. laxa, fr. L. laxus loose. See Lax.]

  2. Leash(noun)

    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

    Etymology: [OE. lese, lees, leece, OF. lesse, F. laisse, LL. laxa, fr. L. laxus loose. See Lax.]

  3. Leash(noun)

    a string with a loop at the end for lifting warp threads, in a loom

    Etymology: [OE. lese, lees, leece, OF. lesse, F. laisse, LL. laxa, fr. L. laxus loose. See Lax.]

  4. Leash(verb)

    to tie together, or hold, with a leash

    Etymology: [OE. lese, lees, leece, OF. lesse, F. laisse, LL. laxa, fr. L. laxus loose. See Lax.]

Freebase

  1. Leash

    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

  1. Leash

    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.]

Anagrams for leash »

  1. hales

  2. halse

  3. Selah

  4. heals

  5. shale

  6. Sahel

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How to say leash in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of leash in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of leash in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of leash in a Sentence

  1. Octavia E. Butler:

    A long leash is still a leash.

  2. Scott Holt:

    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.

  3. Caroline Vandergriff/KOKH:

    It made me wonder whether someone stole her for dog fighting and either cut or tried to starve her to make her aggressive, bridget was also found wearing her distinctive pink, floral collar, and her leash, and my phone number was scratched off her tag — maybe the thief got spooked by all the media attention and dumped her on a random road.

  4. Todd Rosenbluth:

    A growth stock is much more likely to get a longer leash because its investors by nature are thinking ahead to what this company could become. Value fund managers by comparison are much more focused on the right now.

  5. Keith Poulsen:

    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.

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