rein

All Noun Verb
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  • Could the strange-looking being who suddenly reined up his horse before me be a man? Cited from Five Republics on Horseback, by G. Whitfield Ray
  • I reined my horse up by his side and asked if his arm was broken. Cited from 31 Yrs on the Plains and In the Mountains, Drannan
  • So much would be done without word of command, before reining in their horses. Cited from The History of Herodotus V2 by Herodotus/ Macauley
  • When we were within a short distance of home we reined up. Cited from Among Malay Pirates, by G. A. Henty
  • In a few minutes he reined up his horse at my side. Cited from Wanderings by Southern Waters, Eastern Aquitaine, Edward Harrison Barker
  • Here, although the hour was now late, he reined in his horse and looked. Cited from The Rules of the Game, by Stewart Edward White
  • It was the one who had reined his horse across the road to stop him. Cited from The Guns of Shiloh, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • He was close upon them by this time, and they reined in their horses. Cited from The Talking Leaves, by William O. Stoddard
  • There he reined up his horse, and laid his hand on my shoulder. Cited from Wulfric the Weapon Thane, by Charles W. Whistler
  • We reined in our horses and looked back, but the man was gone. Cited from The Fall Of The Grand Sarrasin, by William J. Ferrar
  • He saw me, however -- he saw me and reined up his horse. Cited from The Fool Errant, by Maurice Hewlett
  • For nearly an hour they continued to advance without speaking or drawing rein. Cited from The Golden Dream, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • When within about a mile of our usual landing-place he reined in his horse. Cited from Hurricane Hurry, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • His travels did not end after taking over the reins of the family business.
  • This method also employed the use of only one rein at a time, instead of both.
  • Then he reined up suddenly, and the animal was thrown on its back. Cited from Martin Rattler, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • I was riding for a fall fast enough when you reined up alongside. Cited from Red Pepper Burns, by Grace S. Richmond
  • To rein up was impossible, to go down would have been almost certain death to horse and man. Cited from Hunting the Lions, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • He reined his horse about, even as he spoke, to set out on his long ride. Cited from When A Man's A Man, by Harold Bell Wright
  • I am afraid to say how many miles we covered without pulling rein. Cited from The Young Llanero, by W.H.G. Kingston
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Meaning of rein

  • noun One of a pair of long straps (usually connected to the bit or the headpiece) used to control a horse
  • noun Any means of control
    he took up the reins of government
  • verb Stop or slow up one's horse or oneself by or as if by pulling the reins
    They reined in in front of the post office
  • verb Stop or check by or as if by a pull at the reins
    He reined in his horses in front of the post office