• The act of leaping or jumping.
  • (mining) A fault.
  • (obsolete) A basket.
  • a trap or snare for fish
  • (figuratively) A significant move forward.
  • (music) A passing from one note to another by an interval, especially by a long one, or by one including several other intermediate intervals.
  • basket
  • The distance traversed by a leap or jump.
  • Copulation with, or coverture of, a female beast.
  • A weel or wicker trap for fish.
  • half a bushel


  • (transitive) To pass over by a leap or jump.

    "to leap a wall or a ditch"

  • (intransitive) To jump.
  • (transitive) To cause to leap.

    "to leap a horse across a ditch"

  • (transitive) To copulate with (a female beast); to cover.

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