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[poo t-n-teyk] /ˈpʊt nˈteɪk/
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.
Origin of put-and-take
1920-25 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Additional hunting opportunities include: dove and waterfowl hunts by drawings and put-and-take pheasant hunts.
  • Most of the put-and-take trout fishing areas have brief closures periods for stocking.
  • Catchable-size brook trout have also been periodically stocked to provide a put-and-take spring fishery.
  • The brook trout fishery is mainly a put-and-take fishery with few holdover fish.
  • Anglers can choose from wild trout in the special management areas or opt for the recently stocked put-and-take areas.
  • put-and-take trout stocking, wheelchair-accessible deck.
  • Five lakes are managed with an intensive put-and-take stocking program to increase chances of catching a catfish.
  • And not all rainbow trout are meant for a quick put-and-take, some persist to grow to trophy size, some do so quickly.

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