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It is a mystic maxim that the lower in the scale of evolution a being is placed, the more certainly it responds to the planetary rays, and conversely the higher we ascend in the scale of attainment, the more the man conquers and rules his stars, freeing himself from the leading strings of the Divine Hierarchies.
Max Heindel

Meaning of "leading strings" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LEADING STRINGS

leading strings  [ˈliːdɪŋ strɪŋz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LEADING STRINGS

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adjective
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pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Leading strings is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES LEADING STRINGS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

leading strings

Leading strings

Leading strings are strings or straps by which to support a child learning to walk. In 17th and 18th century Europe, they were narrow straps of fabric attached to children's clothing which originally functioned as a sort of leash to keep the child from straying too far or falling as they learned to walk. Leading strings served two functions: reducing bumps and bruises in children who are just learning to walk, and restraining young children who might injure themselves by walking or running into unsafe places. Baby walkers and playpens are now commonly used for this purpose, or a child harness in older children.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LEADING STRINGS


afterings
ˈɑːftərɪŋz
bearings
ˈbɛərɪŋz
buccaneerings
ˌbʌkəˈnɪərɪŋz
cosherings
ˈkɒʃərɪŋz
hammerings
ˈhæmərɪŋz
heartstrings
ˈhɑːtˌstrɪŋz
moorings
ˈmʊərɪŋz
murmurings
ˈmɜːmərɪŋz
mutterings
ˈmʌtərɪŋz
offscourings
ˈɒfˌskaʊərɪŋz
scourings
ˈskaʊərɪŋz
solderings
ˈsəʊldərɪŋz
Springs
sprɪŋz
strings
strɪŋz
vaporings
ˈveɪpərɪŋz
wanderings
ˈwɒndərɪŋz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LEADING STRINGS

leading aircraftsmen
leading aircraftswoman
leading aircraftswomen
leading aircraftwoman
leading aircraftwomen
leading article
leading case
leading counsel
leading dog
leading edge
leading lady
leading light
leading man
leading note
leading question
leading rating
leading rein
leading reins
leading role
leading-edge

WORDS THAT END LIKE LEADING STRINGS

Alice Springs
Colorado Springs
earnings
feelings
findings
idiot strings
king of the herrings
Newton´s rings
Palm Springs
pull strings
pull the strings
purse strings
rankings
ratings
savings
the strings
things
tied to someone´s apron strings
wings
Writings

Synonyms and antonyms of leading strings in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «leading strings» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LEADING STRINGS

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The translations of leading strings from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «leading strings» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

领先的字符串
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

andadores
570 millions of speakers

English

leading strings
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रमुख तार
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

سلاسل الرائدة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ведущие строки
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

principais cadeias
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

নেতৃস্থানীয় স্ট্রিং
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

lisières
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Tali utama
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gängelband
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

大手の文字列
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

최고의 문자열
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Leading strings
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

dây hàng đầu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

முன்னணி சரங்களை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अग्रगण्य स्ट्रिंग
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Önde gelen ipler
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

stringhe principali
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

prowadzące łańcuchy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

провідні рядка
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

siruri de conducere
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

οδηγώντας χορδές
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

leiband
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ledande strängar
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ledende strenger
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of leading strings

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LEADING STRINGS»

The term «leading strings» is normally little used and occupies the 148.109 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LEADING STRINGS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about leading strings

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QUOTES WITH «LEADING STRINGS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word leading strings.
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Max Heindel
It is a mystic maxim that the lower in the scale of evolution a being is placed, the more certainly it responds to the planetary rays, and conversely the higher we ascend in the scale of attainment, the more the man conquers and rules his stars, freeing himself from the leading strings of the Divine Hierarchies.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LEADING STRINGS»

Discover the use of leading strings in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to leading strings and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Early American Proverbs and Proverbial Phrases
1771 Smith Memoirs(I) 100: A Fool & in Leading Strings. 1779 Paine Peace 2.190: At best it is but in leading strings and fit rather for the cradle than the cabinet. 1782 Gordon Letters 468: I abhor the idea of being in leading strings or pinning ...
Bartlett Jere Whiting, 1977
2
The Playing Fields of Eton: Equality and Excellence in ...
Gängelwagen is a child-sized version of what we know as a walker, commonly used these days by adults with disabilities and by the elderly. Leading strings are either a kind of harness or simply reins or a leash. Walking carts and leading ...
Mika LaVaque-Manty, 2009
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Varieties of Scientific Experience
But in his Pedagogy, he states that flat chests are caused by leading-strings, in other words, that they are the physiological consequence of over-involvement with one's mother. Kant resented leading-strings strongly; they had bound him, ...
Lewis S. Feuer
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Piaget and Education Primer
pupil turning away from his teachers and their guidance (one meaning of " leading strings" is "pupilage" or "being led or taught by another"). Under the Enlightenment ideal, any guidance other than that demanded by reason itself (in Piaget's ...
David William Jardine, 2006
5
The Whisperer. [4 pt., entitled A Whisperer extraordinary ...
Will any one be so base as to fay we are not obliged to you, and your son George or the boy in leading-strings, and a few worthy Scotch' men, for hiring a set of honed fellows to go down to Brentford, in order to lessen the number of Middlesex ...
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A Rapid Sketch of some of the Evils of returning to Cash ...
_ 5": A RAPID SKETCH K OF SOME OF THE EVILS OF RETURNING T0 CASH PAYMENTS, And the only Remedies jbr tlwm : TO WHICH ARE ADDED, 'NIB 1mm flrrrurp turneh tutu a frog, The Billygoata in Leading-Strings, AND THE MARCH ...
‎1823
7
A familiar view of the domestic education of children during ...
Children are often, in a manner, suspended by what are called leading-strings, which are fastened to their jackets or corsets at the shoulders. These have the appearance of an harness contrived for the taming of a wild animal, rather than for ...
Christian August Struve, Anthony Florian Madinger Willich, 1802
8
A Sermon Preached at the Meeting House of the People Called ...
They are brought to it by external means, and as long as this is the case, they will be like children in their leading strings, not able to walk alone; and must depend on being led about by their parents, while they are in this minority. But when ...
Thomas Story, George Fox, 1825
9
On Education
means of leading-strings and go-carts; but, when one comes to think of it, it seems a surprising thing that people should insist upon teaching children how to walk, as if ever a human being had been found to be unable to walk for want of ...
Immanuel Kant, 2012
10
Weeding and Sowing: Preface to a Science of Mathematical ...
proves that - helpless as a firstgrader - he has not learned to choose even at the local level, and this devalues the global choice of the study he has selected. To be sure, an adult who still likes to be tied to leading-strings or who thinks ...
Hans Freudenthal, 1977

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LEADING STRINGS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term leading strings is used in the context of the following news items.
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Soyinka's harem politics
... summarized this financial dependence in a humorous metaphor: 'we have released Northern Nigeria from the leading strings of the Treasury. «Daily Sun, May 15»
2
Neglected Child Tragically Falls To Death Sparks The Debate Over …
Back in the 17th century in Netherlands, parents would create a device called 'leading strings' intended to help the young ones walk. «malaysiandigest.com, Apr 15»
3
Trapani: Is a harness right for you and your child?
During the 17th century in the Netherlands, parents used "leading strings" on children's clothing to guide them along. Pictured in many classical ... «Auburn Citizen, Nov 14»
4
Strings Attached Winter Spectacular
... her last winter concert and on the new instructor leading strings forwards following the retirement of former Strings instructor Ward Dilmore. «Homenewshere wilmington town crier, Dec 13»
5
The Rhyme of History: Lessons of the Great War
And their clients often slip the leading strings of their patrons. The U.S. has funnelled huge amounts of money and equipment to Israel and ... «Brookings Institution, Dec 13»
6
Family fashion in spotlight at runway show
Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra concertmaster Juliana Athayde kicked off the show by leading Strings for Success students in a violin ... «Rochester Democrat and Chronicle, Oct 13»
7
Report: Google Cofounder Sergey Brin, Wife Anne Wojcicki Have …
It's one of the leading strings of stories on the popular tech site Techmeme. According to a spokesperson for the couple, who have two children, ... «Forbes, Aug 13»
8
Dare to dream – lessons from Sarajevo in times of war and peace
... Sarajevo showed just how counterproductive attempting to establish a “government of leading strings” run by latter-day liberal imperialists ... «New Statesman, May 13»
9
I'm putting my toddler on a leash
Except the “leashes” used to be permanently attached to the kids' clothing and called “leading strings,” and the concept is (at least) hundreds of ... «BabyCenter, Apr 13»
10
Abraham Lincoln or the Progressives: Who was the real father of big …
... take it on all its sides, holds capital in leading strings, restricts the liberties and limits the opportunities of labor, and exploits without renewing ... «Heritage.org, Feb 12»

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