Definition of Retakings

1. retaking [n] - See also: retaking



Lexicographical Neighbors of Retakings

retained placenta
retainer
retainers
retaining
retaining wall
retaining walls
retainment
retainments
retains
retake
retaken
retaker
retakers
retakes
retaking
retakings
retaliate
retaliated
retaliates
retaliating
retaliation
retaliations
retaliative
retaliator
retaliatorily
retaliators
retaliatory
retaliatory eviction
retallied
retallies

Literary usage of Retakings

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The History of the Norman Conquest of England: Its Causes and Its Results by Edward Augustus Freeman (1869)
"... the takings and the retakings, of the city of Le Mans and its County, form a constantly recurring subject throughout the remaining history of William ..."

2. The History of the Norman Conquest of England: Its Causes and Its Results by Edward Augustus Freeman (1869)
"The various fortunes, the takings and the retakings, of the city of Le Mans and its County, form a constantly recurring subject throughout the remaining ..."

3. The History of the Norman Conquest of England: Its Causes and Its Results by Edward Augustus Freeman (1876)
"Nothing can be plainer than that in this etory all the various takings and retakings of York are hopelessly jumbled together. It is curious that Thierry, ..."

4. Glimpses of Three Coasts by Helen Hunt Jackson (1886)
"... their industries broken up. Nowhere were these uncomfortable y'ears more uncomfortable than in Los Angeles. Revolts, occupations, surrenders, retakings, ..."

5. The Anglo-Saxon Review by Randolph Spencer Churchill (1900)
"But the pass of Tung-kwan between Eastern and Western China, with its record of leisurely takings and retakings, frowns with an ancient meaning. ..."

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