Part of speech: noun

The kidneys; inward parts; hence, the affections and passions.

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Usage examples "reins":

  1. The man smiled and said, " How can that be done, thou art far too small to lead the horse by the reins?" - "Household Tales by Brothers Grimm", Grimm Brothers.
  2. " Try and remember it," Thompson bade him, and lifted his reins. - "The Heart of the Range", William Patterson White.
  3. No; you hold the reins, and I'll look for him and see what is just before us. - "Driven Back to Eden", E. P. Roe.