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take prisoner

verb as in apprehend

verb as in take into custody

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Want to come back and help young pale-face frien'; so t'ought get take prisoner one time.

In the first place he sent nine men well armed to take prisoner a bold cacique named Caonabo.

These men were to intercept and take prisoner the governor as he made his way to the St. Jerome batteries.

They carried clubs, and they looked, as I heard, for no less than to take prisoner the Duke of Burgundy himself.

I find I beeg enuff to take prisoner by my enemy, so I beeg enuff to fight, too!


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On this page you'll find 184 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to take prisoner, such as: bust, capture, seize, bag, collar, and cop.

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