rein [-ing] v

see rein, n.

  1. Move; travel; proceed; progress; wheel; advance steadily; fly across the sky as if pulled by Apollo's horse-drawn chariot in Greco-Roman mythology.

rein n

OFr rene < L. retin─ôre, retain.

  1. Bridle; restraining strap; long thin piece of leather used to guide and control a horse.
  2. Restraint; [fig.] captivity; imprisonment; bondage; hindrance to freedom.