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lease-lend | leased | leasehold | leaseholder | leaser | leash | leasing | leasow | least | least bittern | least common multiple

leash

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Noun, Verb (transitive)
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CIDE DICTIONARY

leashn. [OE. lese, lees, leece, OF. lesse, F. laisse, LL. laxa, fr. L. laxus loose. See Lax.].
  •  A thong of leather, or a long cord, by which a person may hold or restrain an animal, such as a falconer holding his hawk, or a courser his dog. For dogs and cats, the leash is commonly attached to a collar around the neck of the animal.  [1913 Webster]
    "Even like a fawning greyhound in the leash."  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
    "[I] kept my chamber a leash of days."  [1913 Webster]
    "Then were I wealthier than a leash of kings."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A string with a loop at the end for lifting warp threads, in a loom.  [1913 Webster]
To keep (a person) on a short leash to maintain close control over the activities of (a person).
leashv. t. 
     To tie together, or hold, with a leash.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

leash, n. & v.
--n. a thong for holding a dog; a dog's lead.
--v.tr.
1 put a leash on.
2 restrain.

Idiom
straining at the leash eager to begin.
Etymology
ME f. OF lesse, laisse f. specific use of laisser let run on a slack lead: see LEASE

THESAURUS

leash

Oregon boat, anchor, band, bandage, belt, bend, bilbo, bind, bind up, bond, bonds, brace, bridle, bundle, camisole, chain, chains, cinch, clover, collar, cuffs, deuce-ace, do up, enchain, entrammel, fasten, fetter, gag, gird, girdle, girt, girth, gyve, gyves, halter, hamper, handcuff, handcuffs, hobble, hobbles, hog-tie, hopple, hopples, irons, lace, lash, leading strings, make fast, manacle, moor, muzzle, peg down, picket, pillory, pin down, pinion, put in irons, reins, restrain, restraint, restraints, rope, secure, set of three, shackle, shamrock, splice, stocks, straightjacket, strait-waistcoat, straitjacket, stranglehold, strap, swaddle, swathe, tercet, ternary, ternion, terzetto, tether, three, threesome, tie, tie down, tie up, tierce, trammel, trammels, trefoil, trey, triad, trialogue, triangle, tricorn, trident, triennium, trihedron, trilogy, trimester, trine, trinity, trinomial, trio, triphthong, triple crown, triple threat, triplet, triplopy, tripod, triptych, trireme, triseme, triskelion, trisul, triumvirate, triunity, trivet, troika, truss, wire, wrap, wrap up, yoke

ROGET THESAURUS

leash

Junction

VB join, unite, conjoin, connect, associate, put together, lay together, clap together, hang together, lump together, hold together, piece together, tack together, fix together, bind up together together, embody, reembody, roll into one, attach, fix, affix, saddle on, fasten, bind, secure, clinch, twist, make fast, tie, pinion, string, strap, sew, lace, tat, stitch, tack, knit, button, buckle, hitch, lash, truss, bandage, braid, splice, swathe, gird, tether, moor, picket, harness, chain, fetter, lock, latch, belay, brace, hook, grapple, leash, couple, accouple, link, yoke, bracket, marry, bridge over, span, braze, pin, nail, bolt, hasp, clasp, clamp, crimp, screw, rivet, impact, solder, set, weld together, fuse together, wedge, rabbet, mortise, miter, jam, dovetail, enchase, graft, ingraft, inosculate, entwine, intwine, interlink, interlace, intertwine, intertwist, interweave, entangle, twine round, belay, tighten, trice up, screw up, be joined, hang together, hold together, cohere.

Triality

N triality, trinity, triunity, three, triad, triplet, trey, trio, ternion, leash, shamrock, tierce, spike-team, trefoil, triangle, trident, triennium, trigon, trinomial, trionym, triplopia, tripod, trireme, triseme, triskele, triskelion, trisula, third power, cube, cube root, three, triform, trinal, trinomial, tertiary, ternary, triune, triarch, triadie, triple, tri-, tris-, tria juncta in uno.


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