Definition of takin
: a large heavily built bovid (Budorcas taxicolor) of Tibet and adjacent areas of Asia that is related to the goats and the musk ox and that has horns in both sexes arising near the midline of the head and sweeping abruptly outward and then backward and upward
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He is accused of removing the murder weapons from the scene, and takin items from Frisard's apartment that might have identified him to authorities, court records said.
Amidst all this, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin gave an interview to Axios' Mike Allen last week in which he was asked about the threat of AI takin' our jobs.
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Origin and Etymology of takin
Mishmi (Tibeto-Burman language of northeast India)
First Known Use: 1850See Words from the same year
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