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check-rein strap

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  • rein — /reɪn / (say rayn) noun 1. a long, narrow strap or thong, fastened to the bridle or bit, by which a rider or driver restrains and guides a horse or other animal. 2. any of certain other straps or thongs forming part of a harness, as a bearing… …   Australian English dictionary

  • rein — ► NOUN 1) a long, narrow strap attached at one end to a horse s bit, used in pairs to guide or check a horse. 2) (reins) the power to direct and control. ► VERB 1) check or guide (a horse) by pulling on its reins. 2) (often rein in/back) restrain …   English terms dictionary

  • rein — [rān] n. [ME rene < OFr resne < VL * retina < L retinere: see RETAIN] 1. a narrow strap of leather attached to each end of the bit in the mouth of a horse, and held by the rider or driver to control the animal usually used in pl.: see… …   English World dictionary

  • rein — [n] restraint, control bit, brake, bridle, check, curb, deterrent, governor, halter, harness, hold, line, restriction, strap; concept 499 rein [v] restrain, control bridle, check, collect, compose, cool, curb, halt, hold, hold back, limit,… …   New thesaurus

  • rein — (n.) c.1300, strap fastened to a bridle, from O.Fr. rene, probably from V.L. *retina a bond, check, back formation from L. retinere hold back (see RETAIN (Cf. retain)). The verb is c.1300, from the noun. Figurative extension put a check on first… …   Etymology dictionary

  • rein — reinless, adj. /rayn/, n. 1. Often, reins. a leather strap, fastened to each end of the bit of a bridle, by which the rider or driver controls a horse or other animal by pulling so as to exert pressure on the bit. See illus. under harness. 2. any …   Universalium

  • rein — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. curb, check, control; (pl.) lines, restraint, guidance. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. bridle strap, line, control; see halter 1 , restraint 2 . • draw rein or [m1]• draw in the reins, Syn. slow down, cease …   English dictionary for students

  • rein — noun 1》 a long, narrow strap attached at one end to a horse s bit, typically used in pairs to guide or check a horse in riding or driving.     ↘Brit. a pair of straps used to restrain a young child. 2》 (reins) the power to direct and control: a… …   English new terms dictionary

  • rein — [[t]reɪn[/t]] n. 1) Often, reins. a leather strap fastened to each end of the bit of a bridle, by which the rider or driver controls a horse or other animal 2) any of certain other straps or thongs forming part of a harness 3) a means of curbing …   From formal English to slang

  • rein — I. noun Etymology: Middle English reine, from Anglo French resne, reine, from Vulgar Latin *retina, from Latin retinēre to restrain more at retain Date: 14th century 1. a strap fastened to a bit by which a rider or driver controls an animal… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • check — check1 checkless, adj. /chek/, v., n., pl. checks or, for 45, chex, adj., interj. v.t. 1. to stop or arrest the motion of suddenly or forcibly: He checked the horse at the edge of the cliff. 2. to restrain; hold in restraint or control: They… …   Universalium

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