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noun
  1. The main tower of a castle or fortress, located within the castle walls.
  2. support
    1. Noun, Support.
    He works as a cobbler's apprentice for his .
    1. (Middle English) note; take keep take note
    And shame it is, if a preest take <br>A shiten shepherde and a clene sheep CHAUCER G.P. 503-4
verb (keeps, keeping, kept)
  1. (transitive) To maintain possession of.
I a small stock of painkillers for emergencies.
  1. (transitive) To preserve.
I my specimens under glass to protect them.
  1. (transitive) To remain in, to be confined to.
    • 1605, w:William_Shakespeare, William Shakespeare, King Lear, III.ii,
    • :The wrathful skies
    • :Gallow the very wanderers of the dark
    • :And make them their caves.
      1. (transitive) To restrain.
      I my brother out of trouble by keeping him away from his friends and hard at work.
      1. (intransitive) To continue.
      I taking the tablets, but to no avail.
      1. (context, intransitive, cricket) To act as wicket-keeper.
      Godfrey Evans kept for England for many years.

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