Webster 1913 Edition
laxa, fr. L.
A thong of leather, or a long cord, by which a person may hold or restrain an animal, such as a falconer holding his hawk, or a courser his dog. For dogs and cats, the
leashis commonly attached to a collar around the neck of the animal.
Even like a fawning greyhound in the
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.
[I] kept my chamber a
Then were I wealthier than a
A string with a loop at the end for lifting warp threads, in a loom.
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
To tie together, or hold, with a leash.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.A thong of leather, or long line by which a falconer holds his hawk, or a courser his dog.
2.Among sportsmen, a brace and a half; tierce; three; three creatures of any kind, especially greyhounds, foxes, bucks and hares.
3.A band wherewith to tie any thing.