noun cre·ance \ˈkrēən(t)s\

Definition of creance



  1. :  a fine line used to leash a hawk during training

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Origin and Etymology of creance

Middle English creaunce trust, confidence, leash for a hawk, from Middle French creance, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin credentia trust, belief (whence Medieval Latin credentia promise, security given, credit, belief) — more at credence

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to criticize severely

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