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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 leash /ˈliʃ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Leash 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Leash, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Leashed p. pr. & vb. n. Leashing.] To tie together, or hold, with a leash.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to
           restrain an animal [syn: tether, lead]
      2: the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
         [syn: three, 3, III, trio, threesome, tierce,
         troika, triad, trine, trinity, ternary, ternion,
          triplet, tercet, terzetto, trey, deuce-ace]
      3: 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" [syn: collar]
      v : fasten with a rope; "rope the bag securely" [syn: rope]