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Definition of Reins

Reins

  1. The kidneys; also, the region of the kidneys; the loins.
  2. The inward impulses; the affections and passions; -- so called because formerly supposed to have their seat in the part of the body where the kidneys are.

Reins Quotations

You have to keep your sanity as well as know how to distance yourself from it while still holding onto the reins tightly. That is a very difficult thing to do, but I'm learning.
Diahann Carroll

To be given the reins of creativity is a beautiful thing when you're used to just showing up to a casting and standing there having clothes put on you.
Erin Wasson

If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.
Benjamin Franklin

Hobbies are apt to run away with us, you know; it doesn't do to be run away with. We must keep the reins.
George Eliot

A statesman, we are told, should follow public opinion. Doubtless, as a coachman follows his horses; having firm hold on the reins and guiding them.
Augustus Hare
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Reins Translations

reins in Latin is frenum
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