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ta'en

[ teyn ]

verb

, Archaic.
  1. contraction of taken.


ta'en

/ teɪn /

verb

  1. a poetic contraction of taken


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Word History and Origins

Origin of ta'en1

Middle English ytan, tane, tain, contraction of taken
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Example Sentences

"You see the hoose was taen, at ony rate," continued Sanders.

Haud him close to ye, sir, and he'll tak the pain oot o' yer heart: aften has he taen 't oot o' mine—only it aye cam again!

Can Clavers hae been here in my absence an taen them a away?

The wife's ae dochter and the man's ae cow, the taen's ne'er weel and the tither's ne'er fu'.

But, if it wad pain me to gie ye awa for land whilk has nae king's face on't, what wad I feel to hae ye taen frae me by force!

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