put-and-take
noun Date: 1922 any of various games of chance played with a teetotum or with dice in which players contribute to a pool and take from it according to the instructions on the top or dice

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  • put-and-take — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ noun : any of various games of chance played with a special top or with dice or cards in which the players contribute to a pool or take from it see teetotum …   Useful english dictionary

  • put-and-take — /poot n tayk /, n. 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. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • put and take-fiskeri — put and take fis|ke|ri sb., et (jf. § 57. Bindestreg.7.a) …   Dansk ordbog

  • put and take fisheries — pramoginės žvejybos vandens telkinys statusas Aprobuotas sritis veterinarija apibrėžtis Tvenkinys ar kitas vandens telkinys ar plotas, kuriuose akvakultūros gyvūnų populiacija laikoma tik pramoginei žvejybai, o jų ištekliai atkuriami akvakultūros …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • put-and-take fishery — the placing of hatchery raised fish of a specific size in waters to be caught by fishermen for a payment. Mostly in fresh waters, rare in the sea …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • Take Away / The Lure of Salvage — Infobox Album | Name = Take Away / The Lure Of Salvage Type = Album Artist = Andy Partridge Released = 1980 Genre = Dub Length = Label = Virgin Records Producer = John Leckie Andy Partridge Reviews = Last album = This album = Take Away / The Lure …   Wikipedia

  • put —    to copulate    From the placement rather than any association with holing out at golf :     ... you been put putting with blondie here, my wife. (Mailer, 1965)    A put, a single act of copulation, may be had or done by a male. Put and take… …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • take care of sb — take care of sth/sb ► to look after or protect something or someone: »Take care of your home: it s your largest asset. »People are doing this job to put food on the table and take care of their children. ► to deal with or be responsible for… …   Financial and business terms

  • take care of sth — take care of sth/sb ► to look after or protect something or someone: »Take care of your home: it s your largest asset. »People are doing this job to put food on the table and take care of their children. ► to deal with or be responsible for… …   Financial and business terms

  • take care of sth/sb — ► to look after or protect something or someone: »Take care of your home: it s your largest asset. »People are doing this job to put food on the table and take care of their children. ► to deal with or be responsible for something: »He suggested… …   Financial and business terms

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