"take in" Definition

  1. a cheating or swindling transaction,—sometimes termed “a dead TAKE IN.” Shakspeare has TAKE IN in the sense of conquering. To be “had,” or to be “spoken to,” were formerly synonymous phrases with to be TAKEN IN.

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Position in the dictionary: 3584 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: take it out, talk shop, talking, tall, tally, tallyman, tan, tanner, tanny, tantrems
Previous words in the dictionary: take beef, take, tail-down, tail-buzzer, tail-block, tag-rag-and-bobtail, taffy, tackle, tacked, tack

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