reynard
Renard Ren"ard (r?n"?rd), n. [F. renard the fox, the name of the fox in a celebrated epic poem, and of German origin, G. Reinhard, OHG. Reginhard, properly, strong in counsel; regin counsel (akin to Goth. ragin) + hart hard. See {Hard}.] A fox; -- so called in fables or familiar tales, and in poetry. [Written also {reynard}.] [1913 Webster]

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