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" The string wherein a greyhound is led, is called a leash ; and that of a hound, a lyome. The greyhound has his collar, and the hound his couples. We say a kennel of hounds, and a pack of beagles. "
The Compleat Sportsman; in Three Parts, Etc - Page 48
by Giles Jacob - 1718
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The Sportsman's Dictionary, Or the Country Gentleman's Companion ..., Volume 2

Sports - 1735 - 396 pages
...head againft them, they arc faid to bay. Different TERMS for HOUNDS and GREY-HOUNDS. Of grey'hmnds two make a brace ; of hounds a couple ; of grey-hounds three make a leafh ; and of hounds a couple pnd a half ; they fay let flip a grey-bound, and cajl off a hound. They call the ftring, wherein a...
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The Sportsman's Dictionary: Or The Gentleman's Companion: for Town and ...

Sports - 1800 - 596 pages
...fquirrel's dray. 10. The terms ufed in refpect of the dogs, &c. arc as follow. — Of grey-hounds, two to make a brace; of hounds a couple. Of grey-hounds, three make a leafli; of hounds a couple and half. — They fay, let flip a greyhound ; and, cnji off a hound. The...
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The Sportsman's Dictionary: Containing Instructions for Various Methods to ...

Henry James Pye - Hunting - 1807 - 608 pages
...fquirrel's dray. 10. The terms ufed in refpect of the dogs, ts*c. are as follow. — Of grey-hounds, two to make a brace ,- of hounds a couple. Of grey-hounds, three make a leash : of hounds a couple and hnlf. — They fay, let slip a greyhound ; and, cast-off a hound. The...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Part 2, Volume 11

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington) - 396 pages
...of rabbits, a squirrel's dray. 9. The terms used in respect of the dogs, &c., are as follows : — Of greyhounds, two make a brace; of hounds, a couple; of greyhounds, three make a leash ; of hounds, a couple and half. They say, let slip a greyhound ; and, cast off a hound. The string...
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A Dictionary of Sports: Or, Companion to the Field, the Forest, and the ...

Harry Harewood - Sports - 1835 - 384 pages
...litter of cubs, a nest of rabbits, a squirrel's dray. The terms used in respect of the dogs,&c. — Of greyhounds, two make a brace, of hounds a couple ; of greyhounds, three make a leash, of hounds, .A couple and ha/f. We say, let slip a greyhound; and, cast-off & hound. The string...
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Wild Scenes in a Hunter's Life: Including Cumming's Adventures Among the ...

Adventure and adventurers - 1851 - 484 pages
...beams like forks. 9. Of the young, they say, a litter of cubs, a nest of rabbits, a squirrel's dray. —Of greyhounds, two make a brace ; of hounds, a couple ; of greyhounds, three make a leash ; of hounds, a couple and half. They say, let slip a greyhound ; and, cast-off a hound. The string...
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The Gentlemans Recreation, Volume 243

Nicholas Cox - Falconry - 1928 - 170 pages
...such-like to turn head against them, then we say, They Bay. Different Terms for Hounds and Grey-hounds. Of Grey-hounds, two make a Brace ; of Hounds, a Couple ; of Grey-hounds, three make a Lease ; and of Hounds, a Couple and half. We let slip a Grey-hound, and cast off a Hound. The string...
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