See also: raines and rainés

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Anglo-Norman Reins, Middle French Reins, variant of Reims, the French town where the fabric was originally produced.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Raines (uncountable)

  1. (historical) A type of fine linen once imported from France.
    • 1526, William Tyndale, trans. Bible, Luke XV:
      There was a certayne riche man, which was clothed in purple, and fine raynes, and fared deliciously every daye.

Proper nounEdit

Raines

  1. A surname​.

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