Definition of leap:
- A basket.
- A fault.
- A passing from one note to another by an interval, especially by a long one, or by one including several other and intermediate intervals.
- A weel or wicker trap for fish.
- Copulation with, or coverture of, a female beast.
- The act of leaping, or the space passed by leaping; a jump; a spring; a bound.
- To cause to leap; as, to leap a horse across a ditch.
- To copulate with ( a female beast); to cover.
- To pass over by a leap or jump; as, to leap a wall, or a ditch.
- To spring clear of the ground, with the feet; to jump; to vault; as, a man leaps over a fence, or leaps upon a horse.
- To spring or move suddenly, as by a jump or by jumps; to bound; to move swiftly. Also Fig.
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- "On the Banks of the Amazon", W.H.G. Kingston.
- "Parisian Points of View", Ludovic HalÚvy Commentator: Brander Matthews.
- "The Silver Horde", Rex Beach.