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Definition of "takin" []

  • A large ruminant mammal (Budorcas taxicolor) of the mountains of China, Myanmar (Burma), and the Himalayas, having backward-pointing horns and a shaggy coat. (noun)
  • A massive bovid mammal, Budorcas taxicolor, of mountainous regions of S Asia, having a shaggy coat, short legs, and horns that point backwards and upwards (noun)

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Use "takin" in a sentence
  • "I guess the perfessers succeeded in takin 'all the interest out o' the subjects for him, after the way he'd lived life, and besides he was low on money all this time."
  • ""Masther Jim gev special insthructions not to be later'n half-past four in takin 'y' in, sir," said the Irishman."
  • "I've talked to him like a brother, but it's little he sees in takin 'in his lights or flyin' false signals."
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