Take-in to Tallage
(Take"-in`) n. Imposition; fraud. [Colloq.]
(Tak"en) p. p. of Take.
(Take"-off`) n. An imitation, especially in the way of caricature.
(Tak"er) n. One who takes or receives; one who catches or apprehends.
(Take"-up`) n. (Mach.) That which takes up or tightens; specifically, a device in a sewing machine
for drawing up the slack thread as the needle rises, in completing a stitch.
1. Apt to take; alluring; attracting.
Subtile in making his temptations most taking.Fuller.
2. Infectious; contageous. [Obs.] Beau. & Fl.
Tak"ing*ly, adv. Tak"ing*ness, n.
1. The act of gaining possession; a seizing; seizure; apprehension.
2. Agitation; excitement; distress of mind. [Colloq.]
What a taking was he in, when your husband asked who was in the basket!Shak.
3. Malign influence; infection. [Obs.] Shak.
(Tak"ing-off`) n. Removal; murder. See To take off (c), under Take, v. t.
The deep damnation of his taking-off.Shak.
(Tal"a*poin) n. (Zoöl.) A small African monkey (Cercopithecus, or Miopithecus, talapoin)
called also melarhine.
(||Ta*la"ri*a) n. pl. [L., from talaris pertaining to the ankles, fr. talus ankle.] (Class. Myth.)
Small wings or winged shoes represented as fastened to the ankles, chiefly used as an attribute of
(Tal"bot) n. A sort of dog, noted for quick scent and eager pursuit of game. [Obs.] Wase
The figure of a dog is borne in the arms of the Talbot family, whence, perhaps, the name.
(Tal"bo*type) n. (Photog.) Same as Calotype.
Indurated talc, an impure, slaty talc, with a nearly compact texture, and greater hardness than common
talc; called also talc slate.
(Talc) n. [F. talc; cf. Sp. & It. talco, LL. talcus; all fr. Ar. talq.] (Min.) A soft mineral of a soapy
feel and a greenish, whitish, or grayish color, usually occurring in foliated masses. It is hydrous silicate
of magnesia. Steatite, or soapstone, is a compact granular variety.
(Tal*cose" Talc"ous) a. [Cf. F. talqueux.] (Min.) Of or pertaining to talc; composed of, or resembling,