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Leading Question

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A question so worded as to suggest an answer. “Was he dressed in a black coat?” leads to the answer “Yes.” In cross-examining a witness, leading questions are permitted, because the chief object of a cross-examination is to obtain contradictions.

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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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Leaba na Feine [Beds of the Feïne]
Leach, Leachcraft
Lead (pronounced lÄ—d)
Lead (pronounce leed)
Leaden Hail (Showers of)
Leaden Hall (pronounce leden)
Leader (A)
Leading Case (A)
Leading Note
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