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  • English Word Keelhauling Definition of Keelhaul
  • English Word Keeling Definition of Keel
  • English Word Keeling Definition A cod.
  • English Word Keelivine Definition A pencil of black or red lead; -- called also keelyvine pen.
  • English Word Keelman Definition See Keeler, 1.
  • English Word Keelrake Definition Same as Keelhaul.
  • English Word Keels Definition Ninepins. See Kayles.
  • English Word Keelson Definition A piece of timber in a ship laid on the middle of the floor timbers over the keel, and binding the floor timbers to the keel; in iron vessels, a structure of plates, situated like the keelson of a timber ship.
  • English Word Keelvat Definition See Keelfat.
  • English Word Keen Definition Sharp; having a fine edge or point; as, a keen razor, or a razor with a keen edge.
  • English Word Keen Definition Acute of mind; sharp; penetrating; having or expressing mental acuteness; as, a man of keen understanding; a keen look; keen features.
  • English Word Keen Definition Bitter; piercing; acrimonious; cutting; stinging; severe; as, keen satire or sarcasm.
  • English Word Keen Definition Piercing; penetrating; cutting; sharp; -- applied to cold, wind, etc, ; as, a keen wind; the cold is very keen.
  • English Word Keen Definition Eager; vehement; fierce; as, a keen appetite.
  • English Word Keen Definition To sharpen; to make cold.
  • English Word Keen Definition A prolonged wail for a deceased person. Cf. Coranach.
  • English Word Keen Definition To wail as a keener does.
  • English Word Keener Definition A professional mourner who wails at a funeral.
  • English Word Keenly Definition In a keen manner.
  • English Word Keenness Definition The quality or state of being keen.
  • English Word Keep Definition To have habitually in stock for sale.
  • English Word Keep Definition That which is kept in charge; a charge.
  • English Word Keep Definition To continue in, as a course or mode of action; not to intermit or fall from; to hold to; to maintain; as, to keep silence; to keep one's word; to keep possession.
  • English Word Keep Definition To observe; to adhere to; to fulfill; not to swerve from or violate; to practice or perform, as duty; not to neglect; to be faithful to.
  • English Word Keep Definition To confine one's self to; not to quit; to remain in; as, to keep one's house, room, bed, etc. ; hence, to haunt; to frequent.
  • English Word Keep Definition To observe duty, as a festival, etc. ; to celebrate; to solemnize; as, to keep a feast.
  • English Word Keep Definition To remain in any position or state; to continue; to abide; to stay; as, to keep at a distance; to keep aloft; to keep near; to keep in the house; to keep before or behind; to keep in favor; to keep out of company, or out reach.
  • English Word Keep Definition To last; to endure; to remain unimpaired.
  • English Word Keep Definition The means or provisions by which one is kept; maintenance; support; as, the keep of a horse.
  • English Word Keep Definition The state of being kept; hence, the resulting condition; case; as, to be in good keep.