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downtake

[doun-teyk] /ˈdaʊnˌteɪk/
noun
1.
a pipe or passage for conducting smoke, a current of air, or the like downward from a furnace, opening, etc.
Origin of downtake
down1 + take
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  • Im not going to be put up or downtake this or thatat their will and pleasure.

    Chains Elizabeth Baker

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