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- v. To stop or slow a horse by pulling the reins
- v. To stop or slow something, by exercising control.
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- v. stop or check by or as if by a pull at the reins
- v. stop or slow up one's horse or oneself by or as if by pulling the reins
- v. control and direct with or as if by reins
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