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Reins

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To give the reins. To let go unrestrained; to give licence.

To take the reins. To assume the guidance or direction.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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