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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: To take the reins (0.00869 detik)
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English → English (gcide) Definition: To take the reins Rein \Rein\ (r?n), n. [F. r[^e]ne, fr. (assumed) LL. retina, fr. L. retinere to hold back. See Retain.] 1. The strap of a bridle, fastened to the curb or snaffle on each side, by which the rider or driver governs the horse. [1913 Webster] This knight laid hold upon his reyne. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, an instrument or means of curbing, restraining, or governing; government; restraint. “Let their eyes rove without rein.” --Milton. [1913 Webster] To give rein, To give the rein to, to give license to; to leave withouut restrain. To take the reins, to take the guidance or government; to assume control. [1913 Webster]


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