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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·served a.
 1. Kept for future or special use, or for an exigency; as, reserved troops; a reserved seat in a theater.
 2. Restrained from freedom in words or actions; backward, or cautious, in communicating one's thoughts and feelings; not free or frank.
    To all obliging, yet reserved to all.   --Walsh.
    Nothing reserved or sullen was to see.   --Dryden.
 -- Re*serv*ed*ly adv. -- Re*serv*ed*ness, n.