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rein
used in The Fellowship of the Ring

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Definition to restrain or control as in "rein a horse"; or a means of control — such as the reins of a horse or of government

(The reins of a horse are the pair of straps attached to a bit in a horse's mouth and used to control it.)
  • At that moment the rider sat up, and shook the reins.
    1.3 -- Book 1 Chapter 3 -- Three is Company (52% in)
  • 'Now then!' said the farmer, throwing the reins to Sam and striding forward.
    1.4 -- Book 1 Chapter 4 -- A Short Cut to Mushrooms (93% in)
  • Strider sprang from hiding and dashed down towards the Road, leaping with a cry through the heather; but even before he had moved or called, the rider had reined in his horse and halted, looking up towards the thicket where they stood.
    1.12 -- Book 1 Chapter 12 -- Flight to the Ford (69% in)
  • He reined his horse in, and halted, swaying in his saddle.
    1.12 -- Book 1 Chapter 12 -- Flight to the Ford (88% in)

There are no more uses of "rein" in The Fellowship of the Ring.

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