1. The act of leaping or jumping.
  2. The distance traversed by a leap or jump.
  3. A significant move forward.
  4. A fault.
  5. Copulation with, or coverture of, a female beast.
  6. A passing from one note to another by an interval, especially by a long one, or by one including several other intermediate intervals.
  7. A basket.
  8. A weel or wicker trap for fish.


  1. To jump.
  2. To pass over by a leap or jump.
    to leap a wall or a ditch
  3. To copulate with (a female beast); to cover.
  4. To cause to leap.
    to leap a horse across a ditch

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