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take-in

[teyk-in] /ˈteɪkˌɪn/
noun, Informal.
1.
a deception, fraud, or imposition.
Origin of take-in
1770-1780
1770-80; noun use of verb phrase take in
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  • Ah, signora mia, what a take-in You saw my father-in-law at the time of our wedding.

    The Law Inevitable Louis Couperus

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