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Reginald

[rej-uh-nuh ld]
noun
  1. a male given name: from an Old English word meaning “counsel and rule.”
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Contemporary Examples of reginald

Historical Examples of reginald

  • Reginald's escape had rather knocked the tragedy out of the evening.

    K

    Mary Roberts Rinehart

  • Reginald, having finished his chestnut, squeaked for another.

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    Mary Roberts Rinehart

  • I am not yet certain that Reginald sees what she is about, nor is it of much consequence.

    Lady Susan

    Jane Austen

  • As for Reginald, I believe he does not know what to make of the matter.

    Lady Susan

    Jane Austen

  • Your applying, however, to Reginald can be productive only of good to all parties.

    Lady Susan

    Jane Austen


Word Origin and History for reginald

Reginald

masc. proper name, from Old High German Reginald, literally "ruling with power" (see Reynard).

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