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reg

[reg] /rɛg/
noun
1.
Usually, regs. Informal. regulations.
Origin of reg
by shortening

Reg

[rej] /rɛdʒ/
noun
1.
a male given name, form of Reginald.
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  • He was on Earth, now, not aboard the Valhalla; he wasn't required to keep ship's regs.

    Starman's Quest Robert Silverberg
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reg

n.

1952 as a shortening of regulation.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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regs

noun

Regulations; rules: All regs say you can't (1940s+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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