"reeds" in the noun sense
tall woody perennial grasses with hollow slender stems especially of the genera Arundo and Phragmites
2. Reed, John Reed
United States journalist who reported on the October Revolution from Petrograd in 1917 founded the Communist Labor Party in America in 1919 is buried in the Kremlin in Moscow (1887-1920)
3. Reed, Walter Reed
United States physician who proved that yellow fever is transmitted by mosquitoes (1851-1902)
4. reed, vibrating reed
a vibrator consisting of a thin strip of stiff material that vibrates to produce a tone when air streams over it
"the clarinetist fitted a new reed onto his mouthpiece"
5. beating-reed instrument, reed instrument, reed
a musical instrument that sounds by means of a vibrating reed
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