1) In sporting language this was a set of three, used of game animals, hawks and hounds.

1614 A lease of hawkes, xvil, Skipton

1620 They had at least a leashe of grewhownds, Crayke

1669 did see Edward Doughty and William Richinson traycing haires in the said snow with one greyhound and ... kild a Leace of haires, Thorne.

spellings leace
dates 1614 1620 1669

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