Webster 1913 Edition
Apt to take; alluring; attracting.
Subtile in making his temptations most
Beau. & Fl.
The act of gaining possession; a seizing; seizure; apprehension.
Agitation; excitement; distress of mind.
takingwas he in, when your husband asked who was in the basket!
Malign influence; infection.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.a. Alluring; attracting.
1.Agitation; distress of mind.
What a taking was he in, when your husband asked what was in the basket?