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noun (leash, es)
  1. A strap, cord or rope with which to restrain an animal, often a dog.
  2. 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.
  3. A string with a loop at the end for lifting warp threads, in a loom.
  4. (surfing) A leg rope.
1980: Probably the idea was around before that, but the first photo of the leash in action was published that year — As Years Roll By (1970's Retrospective), Drew Kampion, w:Surfing (magazine), Surfing magazine, February 1980, page 43. Quoted at surfresearch.com.au glossaryhttp://www.surfresearch.com.au/agl.html.
verb (leash, es)
  1. To fasten or secure with a leash.

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