Pronunciation: (lēsh),[key] —n. 1. a chain, strap, etc., for controlling or leading a dog or other animal; lead.
2. check; curb; restraint: to keep one's temper in leash; a tight leash on one's subordinates. 3. Hunting.a brace and a half, as of foxes or hounds.
—v.t. 1. to secure, control, or restrain by or as if by a leash: to leash water power for industrial use. 2. to bind together by or as if by a leash; connect; link; associate.