reins

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Etymology 1[edit]

French reins, see rein in French.

Noun[edit]

reins

  1. (archaic) The kidneys.
  2. The lower part of the back.
  3. (architecture) The parts of a vault between the crown and the spring or abutment, including, and having especial reference to, the loading or filling behind the shell of the vault.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

reins

  1. plural form of rein

Verb[edit]

reins

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of rein

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Dutch[edit]

Adjective[edit]

reins

  1. Partitive form of rein

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

reins m pl

  1. plural form of rein
  2. (plural only) small of the back; waist

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