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  1. a male given name, form of Reginald.
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Examples from the Web for reynold

Historical Examples of reynold

  • So, Master Reynold Greenleaf, thou art anhungered, art thou?

    The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood

    Howard Pyle

  • Upon the table at Mr. Reynold's elbow the black satchel was opened.

  • "I suppose his grandfather was named Reynold," said Mr. Hayes to himself.

  • Reynold looked at Barbara, hesitated, and then offered his arm.

  • "Yes, there's one son," Reynold replied, with a contemptuous intonation.

Word Origin and History for 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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