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take “order,” to adopt measures, to make necessary dispositions: “If your worship will take order for the drabs,” MEASURE FOR MEASURE, ii. 1. 222 ; “take order for the wrongs,” THE COMEDY OF ERRORS, v. 1. 146 ; “I'll order take,” ALL'S WELL THAT ENDS WELL, iv. 2. 55 ; “I will take such order,” 2 HENRY IV., iii. 2. 181 ; “take some order in the town,” 1 HENRY VI., iii. 2. 126 ; “take order for mine own affairs,” 2 HENRY VI., iii. 1. 320 ; “to take some privy order,” RICHARD III., iii. 5. 106 ; “take order for her keeping close,” RICHARD III., iv. 2. 54 ; “Some one take order Buckingham be brought,” RICHARD III., iv. 4. 539 ; “this order hath Baptista ta'en,” THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, i. 2. 123 ; “there is order ta'en for you,” RICHARD II., v. 1. 53 ; “Iago hath ta'en order for't,” OTHELLO, v. 2. 76.

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