Meaning of “leash” in the English Dictionary

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"leash" in British English

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leashnoun [ C ]

uk /liːʃ/ us /liːʃ/ mainly US UK usually lead

a piece of rope, chain, etc. tied to an animal, especially to a dog at its collar when taking it for a walk:

Please keep your dog on a leash when on the beach.

(Definition of “leash” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"leash" in American English

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leashnoun [ C ]

us /liʃ/ also lead

a strap, chain, etc., fastened to a dog or other animal, esp. at its collar, in order to lead or control it:

Dogs must be kept on a leash in this park.

(Definition of “leash” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)