rein

Part of speech: verb

To manage with the rein; check; restrain.

Part of speech: noun

A strap attached to the bit for controlling a horse.

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Usage examples "rein":

  1. I hope you will remember that she is headstrong and keep a tight rein over her. - "Those Dale Girls", Frank Weston Carruth.
  2. Now the Black Knight drew rein and said: Shall we rest, lady, and eat? - "The Water of the Wondrous Isles", William Morris.
  3. He had gone some distance when he suddenly drew rein. - "The Courier of the Ozarks", Byron A. Dunn.