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- alluring; attractive.
- subtile in making his temptations most taking
- (obsolete) infectious; contagious
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Beaumont and Fletcher to this entry?)
- (uncountable) A seizure of someone's goods or possessions.
- (uncountable) An apprehension.
- (countable) That which has been gained.
- Count the shop's takings.
a seizure of someone's goods or possessions
- Present participle of take.