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Reynolds

[ren-ldz] /ˈrɛn ldz/
noun
1.
Sir Joshua, 1723–92, English painter.

Reynold

[ren-ld] /ˈrɛn ld/
noun
1.
a male given name, form of Reginald.
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  • Johnson and Reynolds often rallied each other on the subject of drinking.

    The Story of Doctor Johnson S. C. (Sydney Castle) Roberts
  • Reynolds had a number of relatives living in Great Torrington.

    A Pindarick Ode on Painting Thomas Morrison
  • I swear, Reynolds, it's a terrible thing to have anything like this hanging over a fellow!

    Frank Merriwell's Chums Burt L. Standish
  • The first of Reynolds letters is dated, at the end, August 16, 1766.

    A Pindarick Ode on Painting Thomas Morrison
  • Reynolds choked and caught at his breath, as he seized the engineer's arm and pointed down the line.

    The Nerve of Foley Frank H. Spearman
British Dictionary definitions for Reynolds

Reynolds

/ˈrɛnəldz/
noun
1.
Albert. born 1932, Irish politician: leader of the Fianna Fáil party and prime minister of the Republic of Ireland (1992–94)
2.
Sir Joshua. 1723–92, English portrait painter. He was the first president of the Royal Academy (1768): the annual lectures he gave there, published as Discourses, are important contributions to art theory and criticism
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Word Origin and History for Reynolds

Reynold

masc. proper name, from Old French Reinald (Modern French Renaut, Latinized as Reginaldus), a popular name among the Normans, from Old High German Reginald, the first element related to reckon, the second to Old English wealdan "to rule" (see wield). Related: Reynolds.

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