leash leash  /ˈliʃ/

Definition(s):

  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. (n) a figurative restraint
  4. (v) fasten with a rope

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Dog owners, please don't buy that leash-on-a-reel thing that takes up 40 ft.
  2. By the same token, he figures, you shouldn't wear a Captain America costume, put your goat on a leash or let your pants fall down in public.
  3. Jarring new examples emerged: the same female soldier, holding a leash wrapped around the neck of a naked prisoner cringing at her feet.

News

  1. Mid-county fight over off-leash dogs heats up in Santa Cruz

    LIVE OAK -- Tongues were wagging and fur was flying Monday night as the Santa Cruz County Parks and Recreation Commission met to consider one of the weightier issues to come before it in years -- off-leash dog beaches.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Santa Cruz Sentinel

  2. La Porte County man faces charges after dead dog found on leash

    MICHIGAN CITY – A Michigan City area man could face jail time after his dog was found choked to death on a leash wrapped around the legs of a table.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: 22 WSBT South Bend

  3. Dead dog discovered on leash; owner charged

    LAPORTE COUNTY | A Michigan City area man could face jail time after his dog was found Sunday choked to death on a leash wrapped around the legs of a table.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Times of Northwest Indiana

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Quotes

  1. "He's on a short leash for the next two years," Fieger said Friday. "After that, it will be another story. After two years, he no longer is going to be under their thumb."
    on Jun 1, 2007 By: Geoffrey Fieger Source: USA Today

  2. "He is the starter," Crennel said. "He is the quarterback. He is not on a short leash. If he were on a short leash, I would've told him before the game that if you throw two interceptions I'm going to take you out. But I didn't do that...
    on Nov 24, 2008 By: Romeo Crennel Source: USA Today

  3. Singer Chris Martin says: "This album was fuelled by a desire to move from black and white into colour. Or, if you like, we decided to let our garden grow a little more unkempt. The bloodhound was let off its leash."
    on May 31, 2008 By: Chris Martin Source: expressandstar.com

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