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Leading Strings


To be in leading-strings is to be under the control of another. Leading-strings are those strings used for holding up infants just learning to walk.

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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
Leading Question
Leading Strings
Leaf. (Anglo-Saxon leāf.)
Leak Out (To)
Leaning Tower
Leap Year
Leap in the Dark (A)
Lear (King)