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put-and-take

[ poot-n-teyk ]
/ ˈpʊt nˈteɪk /
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noun
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.
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Origin of put-and-take

First recorded in 1920–25
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