from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of leash.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The forming of a leash (or lease) in the warp-threads in a loom between the warp-beam and the heddles.
- n. Same as shaft-lashing.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
I wish I believed in leashing my children …. luckily they are so close in age and they are both girls, so they tend to travel in the same general directions.
Purse strings are of limited use in leashing our bureaucracy because the rule making process usually imposes the costs on the target group.
Stevenson, when he was governor of Illinois, once rejected such a law, terming leashing
I have to ask if this is because Iraq is seen as safely on a leash, or whether the saber rattling of Russia has raised the priority of protecting the pipeline (and hence "leashing" Russia's energy power)?
Each city within Fribourg reserves the right to enforce regulations such as leashing and banning of canines from certain areas.
While most modern dog parks have a gated vestibule area for leashing and unleashing pooches, the only entrance to this one is a double gate wide enough to accommodate a dump truck, and the latch is a design worthy of Rube Goldberg (see photos on jump).
Other cities have registration laws, fines for not leashing or muzzling your pit bull, and restrictions against breeding.
Or perhaps the weight on my chest was God, knowing the human race was too curious for its own good, placing a firm hand of protection, holding us close, leashing our titanium bird lest we flew too close to the sun.
Am I accusing Joe Scarborough of un-leashing tongue inflicted rants, and lambasting his guests the way Fox's Bill O'Reilly did against Congressman Barney Frank?
This radically reduces U.S. influence in garnering cooperation in leashing the Russian bear.
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