Words and Phrases
tent

“tent”

Meaning:

care, heed; be careful

Alternative spelling/meaning:

tak tent

In Literature:

Excerpt from Willy Sings Grizzy's Awa by Samuel Thomson

Tak’ tent, bonny lassie
and dinna deceive me,
lock up your wee bosom
and gie me the key

Excerpt from Psalm 139 by Philip Robinson

Ye hae it aa, ye see it aa,
an aye tak tent forbye

Excerpt from A Pastoral Elegy on the Death of Jonathan Swift, D.D. late D.S.P.D. by Scotch Poems from The Ulster Miscellany

Ye canna tent your flock wi’ greater skill,
than he watch’d ow’r us, guarding us frae ill


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