(Rein"less) a. Not having, or not governed by, reins; hence, not checked or restrained.
(Reins) n. pl. [F. rein, pl. reins, fr. L. ren, pl. renes.]
1. The kidneys; also, the region of the kidneys; the loins.
2. The inward impulses; the affections and passions; so called because formerly supposed to have
their seat in the part of the body where the kidneys are.
My reins rejoice, when thy lips speak right things.Prov. xxiii. 16.
I am he which searcheth the reins and hearts.Rev. ii. 23. Reins of a vault (Arch.), the parts between the crown and the spring or abutment, including, and having
especial reference to, the loading or filling behind the shell of the vault. The reins are to a vault nearly
what the haunches are to an arch, and when a vault gives way by thrusting outward, it is because its
reins are not sufficiently filled up.
(Re`in*sert") v. t. To insert again.
(Re`in*ser"tion) n. The act of reinserting.
(Re`in*spect") v. t. To inspect again.
(Re`in*spec"tion) n. The act of reinspecting.
(Re`in*spire") v. t. To inspire anew. Milton.
(Re`in*spir"it) v. t. To give fresh spirit to.
(Re`in*stall") v. t. [Pref. re- + install: cf. F. réinstaller.] To install again. Milton.
(Re`in*stall"ment) n. A renewed installment.
(Re`in*state") v. t. To place again in possession, or in a former state; to restore to a state
from which one had been removed; to instate again; as, to reinstate a king in the possession of the kingdom.
For the just we have said already thet some of them were reinstated in their pristine happiness and