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put-and-take

[poo t-n-teyk] /ˈpʊt nˈteɪk/
noun
1.
any of various games of chance played with a teetotum or other special type of top, in which each player puts in an equal stake before starting to spin the top.
Origin of put-and-take
1920-1925
1920-25
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  • Our game of put-and-take was running along merrily when we heard a shriek, then another.

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  • The sugar was paid for from the proceeds of a put-and-take game that kept us entertained.

    I Married a Ranger Dama Margaret Smith

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