Definition of Reigns
1. Noun. (plural of reign) ¹
2. Verb. (third-person singular of reign) ¹
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Definition of Reigns
1. reign [v] - See also: reign
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Literary usage of Reigns
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The History of the Norman Conquest of England by Edward Augustus Freeman (1876)
"This period takes in the reigns of the three Kings who immediately followed William. Of these the first two were William's own sons, the second of them was ..."
2. American Book Prices Current by Katherine Kyes Leab, Daniel J Leab (1899)
"A JOURNAL OF THE reigns OF KING GEORGE IY. AND KING WILLIAM IY. ... (691) $3.75 3090 MEMOIRS, comprising: Journals of the reigns of King Cox sale, Bangs', ..."
3. The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft by Hubert Howe Bancroft (1886)
"... EMPIRE—CAKCHIQUEL CONQUESTS—reigns OF THE LAST GUATEMALAN KINGS—APPEARANCE OF THE SPANIARDS UNDER ALVARADO IN 1524. In the south we have no connected ..."
4. The Psalms of David: Imitated in the Language of the New Testament and by Isaac Watts (1801)
"2 Joy to the earth ! the Saviour reigns ! Let men their fongs employ ; • While fields and ... 1 T | ' HE God JEHOVAH reigns, JL Let all the nations fear ..."
5. The pilgrim's progress from this world to that which is to come by John Bunyan (1879)
"... Honest were, Grace reigns. So he left the world. After this, it was noised abroad that Mr Valiant- far-truth was taken with a summons by the same post ..."
6. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"His time of thirty- seven years (979-1016) forms the most marked contrast to the short and vigorous reigns of the heroes who opened the century. ..."
7. A Critical Essay on the Ancient Inhabitants of the Northern Parts of Britain by Thomas Innes (1885)
"The same names of kings, the same genealogy, the years of their reigns and death, the same usage they met with from their nobles or states, contained in ..."