Definition of Retook

1. Verb. (simple past of retake) ¹



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Definition of Retook

1. retake [v] - See also: retake

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Retook

retirers
retires
retiring
retiring(a)
retiringly
retiringness
retiringnesses
retistene
retitelae
retitle
retitled
retitles
retitling
retnol
retold
retook (current term)
retool
retooled
retooling
retools
retoperithelium
retopology
retore
retorn
retorque
retorqued
retorquing
retorsion
retorsions
retort

Literary usage of Retook

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Giovanni Maria having been assassinated in 1412, Filippo Maria remained sole duke, and with the assistance of Carmagnola, retook a great portion of the lost ..."

2. Chronicles of the Scotch-Irish Settlement in Virginia: Extracted from the by Lyman Chalkley, Mary Smith Lockwood (1912)
"... the Indians several days and retook great part of the things belonging to the plaintiff. The inhabitants of Car's Creek, the plaintiff not one of them, ..."

3. Publications of the Navy Records Society by Navy Records Society (Great Britain) (1904)
"which he retook that came from the Terceras.1 The peace was proclaimed here on Saturday last [1320], but as 'the merchants are apprehensive lest their ships ..."

4. A Brief Historical Relation of State Affairs from September 1678 to April 1714 by Narcissus Luttrell (1857)
"... that they retook the Devills house, where they nailed up 7 peices of the enemies cannon, and then blew up the said house, because 'twould require more ..."

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