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Lead (pronounce leed)

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(Anglo-Saxon læd-an.)

To lead apes in hell. (See Apes.)

To lead by the nose. (See under Nose.)

To lead one a pretty dance. (See under Dance.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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