Reynolds

[ ren-ldz ]
/ ˈrɛn ldz /
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noun

Sir Joshua,1723–92, English painter.

Reynold

[ ren-ld ]
/ ˈrɛn ld /

noun

a male given name, form of Reginald.
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Reynolds

/ (ˈrɛnəldz) /

noun

Albert . born 1932, Irish politician: leader of the Fianna Fáil party and prime minister of the Republic of Ireland (1992–94)
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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