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Dog lead (7)

Ross

I think it could be either:

pointer

leash

This clue is a double definition.

'dog' is the first definition.
(pointer is a kind of dog)

'lead' is the second definition.
(thesaurus)

(Other definitions for pointer that I've seen before include "Dog; cursor" , "Arrow" , "Indicator" , "Gun dog" , "helpful tip!" .)

I've seen this clue in The Guardian.
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