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 1) to take-to-un, to attack any one, either with blows, words, or law. W.
 2) To TAKE TO ANYTHING is to answer for the truth of it, or stand to a bargain. North.

A glossary of provincial and local words used in England. . 1790.

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  • Take — Take, v. t. [imp. {Took} (t[oo^]k); p. p. {Taken} (t[=a]k n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Taking}.] [Icel. taka; akin to Sw. taga, Dan. tage, Goth. t[=e]kan to touch; of uncertain origin.] 1. In an active sense; To lay hold of; to seize with the hands, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Take — Take, v. i. 1. To take hold; to fix upon anything; to have the natural or intended effect; to accomplish a purpose; as, he was inoculated, but the virus did not take. Shak. [1913 Webster] When flame taketh and openeth, it giveth a noise. Bacon.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Take — (t[=a]k), obs. p. p. of {Take}. Taken. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Take — Take, n. 1. That which is taken; especially, the quantity of fish captured at one haul or catch. [1913 Webster] 2. (Print.) The quantity or copy given to a compositor at one time. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Take-in — n. Imposition; fraud. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Take-up — n. (Mach.) That which takes up or tightens; specifically, a device in a sewing machine for drawing up the slack thread as the needle rises, in completing a stitch. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • take — I. verb (took; taken; taking) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English tacan, from Old Norse taka; akin to Middle Dutch taken to take Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. to get into one s hands or into one s possession, power, or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Take — For other uses, see The Take (disambiguation). A take is a single continuous recorded performance. The term is used in film and music to denote and track the stages of production. Contents 1 Film 1.1 Multiple takes 2 Other 3 …   Wikipedia

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