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lead'ing strings"



Pronunciation: (lē'ding), [key]
1. strings for leading and supporting a child learning to walk.
2. excessively restraining guidance: His parents tried to keep him in leading strings, but he finally married and moved away.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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