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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A find line used to leash a hawk during training.

Usage examples (14)
  • She had been taken outside enough times on a creance to know all the places where escape might be possible.
  • A young gentleman very light of foot and light of heart, whistling merrily as he rewound the creance and soothed the ruffled bird.
  • Janyn was strolling jauntily back towards his headland and the open fields, where he could fly the merlin on his creance without tangling her in trees to her confusion...
  • The sky had partially cleared by then, a mild and milky sun was warming the air without quite disseminating the mist, and the young man who came strolling along a headland with... for more
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