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 Take Mourning (To).Takin’ the Beuk. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Take Tea with Him (I),
 
i.e. I floor my adversary by winning every rubber. If he beats me in billiards, he “has me on toast.” (Indian slang.)   1
 


 Take Mourning (To).Takin’ the Beuk. 

 
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