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keep

Architecture the main tower within the walls of a medieval castle or fortress

Keep

Inner tower of a castle.

keep, donjon

keep
The stronghold of a medieval castle, usually in the form of a massive tower, and a place of residence, esp. in times of siege.
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Yea, who normally keeps wicket, turned his arm over to good effect with figures of 7 for 37, while Rizwan Hassan claimed 2 for 18.
Andy Allen keeps wicket in place of captain Steve Donnelly, who is recovering from a broken leg sustained in a parachute accident.
Alderley Edge's Mark Currie is recalled by agreement with Lancashire, for whose 2nd XI he has been playing all season, while Mark Makin (Hyde) keeps wicket and Chris Finegan, one of three Bootle players in the team, is brought back.