- a male given name: from an Old English word meaning “counsel and rule.”
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Examples from the Web for reginald
Carl Winslow (Reginald VelJohnson), Family Matters Cop, father, and protector of Steve Urkel.9 Great TV Dads From the ‘90s
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When my brother, Reginald, turned 16, he was filled with excitement and anticipation.Binge Watching is Lame and Lonely
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The man who I thought was most moving was Reginald Fessenden.The Man Who Made America: Simone Winchester Talks New Book
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Plus, David R. Dow on the weak decision, and Reginald Dwayne Betts remembers a youth behind bars.Families Decry Supreme Court Decision on Juvenile Life Without Parole
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Bob Tur invented the news helicopter—and used it to film the beating of Reginald Denny on live TV.Bob Tur, the L.A. Riots’ Eye in the Sky, on Reginald Denny & More
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Reginald, having finished his chestnut, squeaked for another.
Reginald's escape had rather knocked the tragedy out of the evening.
I am not yet certain that Reginald sees what she is about, nor is it of much consequence.
As for Reginald, I believe he does not know what to make of the matter.
This letter, my dear Mother, will be brought you by Reginald.
Word Origin and History for reginald
masc. proper name, from Old High German Reginald, literally "ruling with power" (see Reynard).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper