- Usually regs. Informal. regulations.
Origin of reg
- a male given name, form of Reginald.
Origin of Reg.
From the Latin word rēgīna
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Examples from the Web for reg
Oh, I was an Indian in my time—a reg'ler measly hop-pickin' Siwash at that.The Spenders
Harry Leon Wilson
He wound it every Sunday night, reg'lar as the day come round.Meadow Grass
Take a sip of water, Mike, like a reg'lar one, and cut loose.The Cruise of the Dry Dock
T. S. Stribling
Dan himself'll vote for Gabe; so'll Gaius and his reg'lar tribe.The Depot Master
Joseph C. Lincoln
A reg'lar grandmother's great-grandfather just out of the year one.A Son of Hagar</p>
Sir Hall Caine
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Word Origin and History for reg
1952 as a shortening of regulation.
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