Definition of Leader

n.1.(Mus.) One who, or that which, leads or conducts; a guide; a conductor.
He forgot to pull in his leaders, and they gallop away with him at times.
- Hare.
2.(Fishing) A pipe for conducting rain water from a roof to a cistern or to the ground; a conductor.
2.The first, or the principal, editorial article in a newspaper; a leading or main editorial article.
3.(Print.) A type having a dot or short row of dots upon its face.

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