- a light cord attached to the leg of a hawk to prevent escape during training.
Origin of creance
1300–50; Middle English < Middle French < Vulgar Latin *crēdentia credence
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Examples from the Web for creance
Possibly she has never once suspected the existence of the creance.
Of course for all the early out-door lessons the hawk will be secured by a creance.