Pronunciation: lēsh
n.1.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.
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.
- Tennyson.
3.(Weaving) A string with a loop at the end for lifting warp threads, in a loom.
To keep (a person) on a short leash
to maintain close control over the activities of (a person).
v. t.1.To tie together, or hold, with a leash.
[imp. & p. p. Leashed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Leashing.]
Noun1.Leashleash - restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal
Synonyms: tether, lead
2.leash - the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
3.leash - 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"
Synonyms: collar
Verb1.leash - fasten with a rope; "rope the bag securely"
Synonyms: rope
To dream that you are holding a leash, indicates a need for more control in your life. To dream that you are wearing a leash, suggests that you need to show more restraint with regards to your sexual urges and desires.Oregon boat, anchor, band, bandage, belt, bend, bilbo, bind, bind up, bond, bonds, brace, bridle, bundle, camisole, 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, shamrock, splice, stocks, straightjacket, strait-waistcoat, straitjacket, stranglehold, 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
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