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noun 
  1. A strap or rope attached to the bridle or bit, used to control a horse or other animal.
verb 
  1. to direct or stop a horse by using reins
  2. (usually "rein in") to stop or restrain a horse. Also used figuratively
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Etymology: Anglo-Norman redne, from Old French resne (modern ríne), from Vulgar Latin
  • retina, from Latin retinere "retain", from re-Latin, re- + tenere.



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