Reynard

Definitions

  • Bruin Carries Reynard
    Bruin Carries Reynard
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Reynard a conventional name for a fox used in tales following usage in the old epic `Reynard the Fox'
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Reynard An appelation applied after the manner of a proper name to the fox. Same as Renard.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Reynard A name of the fox in fable and poetry, in which the fox figures as cunning personified.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Reynard rā′nard or ren′ard a fox, from the name given to the fox in the famous beast epic of Low Ger. origin, Reynard the Fox—also Ren′ard
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—Old Flem. Reinaerd, Reinaert—Mid. High Ger. Reinhart (Old High Ger. Reginhart), lit. 'strong in counsel.'

Usage

In literature:

Reynard rambles a good way from home before he begins to plunder.
"Heads and Tales" by Various
You must know that once upon a time Reynard the Fox and Bruin the Bear went into partnership and kept house together.
"Europa's Fairy Book" by Joseph Jacobs
Amongst the rest, a friendship grew 'Twixt him and Reynard, whom he knew.
"Fables of John Gay" by John Gay
Author of "Up and Away," "Reynard, the Story of a Fox," "Tantivoy," and "Female Influence and Why?
"Terribly Intimate Portraits" by Noël Coward
Besides, this was Reynard's favourite den, and he hoped to shoot him in it.
"Little Folks (Septemeber 1884)" by Various
At length when every dodge had been tried, Master Reynard made a bolt in despair.
"A New Illustrated Edition of J. S. Rarey's Art of Taming Horses" by J. S. Rarey
Put an old reynard off the scent to save his prey.
"The Marriage of Elinor" by Margaret Oliphant
Presently, Reynard approached from some undergrowth a hundred yards away on the other side of the kill.
"Finn The Wolfhound" by A. J. Dawson
A. C. H. Villiers, and E. H. Reynard, Esq., with a riot and assault.
"Gossip in the First Decade of Victoria's Reign" by John Ashton
The human Reynard, very frequent everywhere in the world, what more does he know but this and the like of this?
"English Critical Essays" by Various
THE HISTORY OF REYNARD THE FOXE BY WILLIAM CAXTON.
"The Art and Craft of Printing" by William Morris
To these she paid no further attention, and still keeping hold of Reynard's neck started back to her human guest.
"A Daughter of the Forest" by Evelyn Raymond
The Gloddaeth keepers know it, and know too where to track Reynard when their game disappears.
"The Ruined Cities of Zululand" by Hugh Mulleneux Walmsley
A fierce battle has been fought as to the nationality of Reynard.
"A Short History of French Literature" by George Saintsbury
Reynard could run faster than Beppo for a little way, but he was no match for him in a long journey.
"More Mittens with The Doll's Wedding and Other Stories" by Frances Elizabeth Barrow
Be wise and wary: Reynard's guile Is practised in each crafty wile.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 368, June 1846" by Various
Cow and sheep paths are much traveled by reynard, especially those leading around and through swamps.
"Fox Trapping" by A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
Reynard was tucked snugly under a haystack, doubtless with his pad to his nose.
"Mrs. Fitz" by J. C. Snaith
Poor Reynard is decidedly England's most powerful leveller.
"John Marchmont's Legacy, Volumes I-III" by Mary E. Braddon
H. C. (143) Reynard, Lieut.
"Jane's All the World's Aircraft" by Various
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In news:

The Race for the State House – Mackenzie vs Reynard .
Robbie Reynard won the AMA's top Vet honors.
The rear dining room at Reynard .
Ray and Delores Reynard .
Walla Wallans Ray and Delores Reynard celebrated their 50th anniversary July 8 with a special dinner at the Modern Restaurant attended by their children, daughter-in-law, two grandchildren and their son-in-law's parents.
Revell-Monogram 1/25 scale Chip Ganassi's Target Reynard .
Say Hello to Kimchi Taco, Reynards.
The film is based on the best-selling novel by erotic fiction author Zane and tells the story of Zoe Reynard, a middle class African-American female who seeks therapy for sexual addiction .
Taylor Kitsch / Photo by Reynard Li.
The Race for the State House – Mackenzie vs Reynard.
Delayed Reactions to Steve Cuozzo's Reynard Wine Rant.
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In science:

Figure 8: Rad ial transm ission of the 2008 apodizer prototype provided by Reynard Corp.
Prototyping coronagraphs for exoplanet characterization with SPHERE
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