take (v.) Old form(s): tooke
take refuge in, go into, enter [for safety]
CE V.i.36[Dromio of Syracuse to Antipholus of Syracuse] For God's sake take a house
CE V.i.94[Abbess to Adriana, of Antipholus of Syracuse] He took this place for sanctuary
TC V.iv.19[Troilus to Diomedes] Fly not, for shouldst thou take the river Styx, / I would swim after
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