[ kree-uhns ]
/ ˈkri əns /
a light cord attached to the leg of a hawk to prevent escape during training.
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Origin of creance
1300–50; Middle English <Middle French <Vulgar Latin *crēdentiacredence
Words nearby creance
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Example sentences 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.