Origin of leading strings
Examples from the Web for leading strings
Historical Examples of leading strings
Modern man has cut loose from leading-strings; he stands on his own feet.Another Sheaf
You can break from the leading-strings of that malignant Mr. Jennings.
A high-spirited lad like Alwyn would not be kept in leading-strings.Doctor Luttrell's First Patient
Rosa Nouchette Carey
For many years he had been kept in leading-strings by Wolsey's and other clerical influences.Henry VIII.
A. F. Pollard
Has sir Willoughby Worret been lead in leading-strings all this time?The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor
Samuel James Arnold