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reinsman

[ reynz-muhn ]
/ ˈreɪnz mən /
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noun, plural reins·men.
a person who rides or drives horses, especially a skillful one, as a jockey or harness driver.
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Origin of reinsman

First recorded in 1850–55; rein + -s3 + -man
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How to use reinsman in a sentence

  • The old man sat pale and ashy, but driving like the born reinsman that he was.

    The Bishop of Cottontown|John Trotwood Moore
  • He was not a showy reinsman, but noted for keeping his team well and long together.

    The Old Pike|Thomas B. Searight

British Dictionary definitions for reinsman

reinsman
/ (ˈreɪnzmən) /

noun plural -men
Australian and NZ the driver in a trotting race
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