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Take-in   /teɪk-ɪn/   Listen
Take-in

noun
1.
The act of taking in as by fooling or cheating or swindling someone.






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"Take-in" Quotes from Famous Books



... send the hamper by Carter Pat. for fear they should think it was another Avenging Take-in. And that was one reason why we took it ourselves in a cab. The other reason was that we wanted to see them open the hamper, and another was that we wanted—at least Dicky wanted—to have it out man to man with the porter and his wife, and tell them ...
— New Treasure Seekers - or, The Bastable Children in Search of a Fortune • E. (Edith) Nesbit



Words linked to "Take-in" :   deception, dissembling, take in, dissimulation, deceit



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