tooken

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A conflation of took and taken.

Verb[edit]

tooken

  1. (dialect, nonstandard) past participle of take; nonstandard form of taken.
    • 2000, Lois Lowry, Gathering Blue, page 161:
      "She be tooken. They tooken her away."
    • 2007 January 23, Michael Brick, “A Turbulent Life Is Described by the Family of a Killer”, New York Times:
      “You’re not supposed to let your child get tooken somewhere without your knowledge,” Cheryl Wilson said.