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leash

verb

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to attach (someone or something) to something else by or as if by means of a line or cord
  • Dogs must be leashed while in the dog park.

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The first known use of leash was in the 14th century

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“Leash.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/leash. Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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