: any of various games of chance played with a teetotum or with dice in which players contribute to a pool and take from it according to the instructions on the top or dice

Word History

First Known Use

1921, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of put-and-take was in 1921

Cite this Entry

“Put-and-take.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/put-and-take. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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