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Meaning of LEASH

Pronunciation:  leesh

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal
  2. [n]  the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
  3. [v]  fasten with a rope; "rope the bag securely"

LEASH is a 5 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: 3, deuce-ace, III, lead, rope, tercet, ternary, ternion, terzetto, tether, three, threesome, tierce, trey, triad, trine, trinity, trio, triplet, troika
 See Also: bind, constraint, digit, figure, restraint, rope in, tie



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Leash\, n. [OE. lese, lees, leece, OF. lesse, F. laisse,
    LL. laxa, fr. L. laxus loose. See {Lax}.]
    1. A thong of leather, or a long cord, by which a falconer
       holds his hawk, or a courser his dog.
             Even like a fawning greyhound in the leash. --Shak.
    2. (Sporting) 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.
             [I] kept my chamber a leash of days.  --B. Jonson.
             Then were I wealthier than a leash of kings.
    3. (Weaving) A string with a loop at the end for lifting warp
       threads, in a loom.
  2. \Leash\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Leashed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To tie together, or hold, with a leash.
Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are holding a leash indicates a need for more control in your life. Dreaming that you are wearing a leash, suggests that you need to show more restraint with regards to your sexual urges and desires.
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