take (v.)
conquer, overthrow, destroy
Cor III.i.111[Coriolanus to Senators] when two authorities are up, / Neither supreme, how soon confusion / May enter 'twixt the gap of both and take / The one by th'other [i.e. by means of the other]
TC V.v.26[Nestor to all, of Hector] Here, there, and everywhere, he leaves and takes
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