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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (3)

1. restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal;
[syn: leash, tether, lead]

2. the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one;
[syn: three, 3, III, trio, threesome, tierce, leash, troika, triad, trine, trinity, ternary, ternion, triplet, tercet, terzetto, trey, deuce-ace]

3. a figurative restraint;
- Example: "asked for a collar on program trading in the stock market"
- Example: "kept a tight leash on his emotions"
- Example: "he's always gotten a long leash"
[syn: collar, leash]


VERB (1)

1. fasten with a rope;
- Example: "rope the bag securely"
[syn: rope, leash]

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4 definitions retrieved:

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Leash \Leash\ (l[=e]sh), 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 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. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] [I] kept my chamber a leash of days. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] Then were I wealthier than a leash of kings. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] 3. (Weaving) 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). [PJC]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Leash \Leash\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Leashed; p. pr. & vb. n. Leashing.] To tie together, or hold, with a leash. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

leash n 1: restraint consisting of a rope (or light chain) used to restrain an animal [syn: leash, tether, lead] 2: the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one [syn: three, 3, III, trio, threesome, tierce, leash, 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, leash] v 1: fasten with a rope; "rope the bag securely" [syn: rope, leash]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

123 Moby Thesaurus words for "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