creance

[ kree-uh ns ]
/ ˈkri əns /

noun Falconry.

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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