Led captain
Led Led (l[e^]d), imp. & p. p. of {Lead}. [1913 Webster]

{Led captain}. An obsequious follower or attendant. [Obs.] --Swift.

{Led horse}, a sumpter horse, or a spare horse, that is led along. [1913 Webster]


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