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Reginald

[rej-uh-nuh ld]
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noun
  1. a male given name: from an Old English word meaning “counsel and rule.”
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  • Reginald, having finished his chestnut, squeaked for another.

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    Mary Roberts Rinehart

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

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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

  • This letter, my dear Mother, will be brought you by Reginald.

    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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