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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

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

I get nervous around girls for the first time. Once I'm in, I can take the reins and go. It's just the initial approach I'm really bad at.
Jensen Ackles

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

I want each and every West Virginian to have bragging rights. I want to stop playing defense and start playing offense. So, together, let us grab the reins of history.
Joe Manchin
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Reins Translations

reins in Latin is frenum