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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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The WRU say the new deal will be aimed at recognising the importance of developing and retaining Welsh players, but there is no indication the Union is prepared to consider sanctioning the regions' participation in the proposed Rugby Champions Cup - a route the regions say offers them a sustainable financial future and the ability to keep hold of their best players.
They will spend the Fund's cash without any restraint to finance a massive publicity and proxy solicitation campaign as they seek to keep hold of the jobs they have performed so poorly for the past three years.
If Forest are serious about getting out of the Championship then you need to keep hold of your best players at all costs.
Ronald Koeman wants to keep hold of Lukaku and the Blues hope their price tag will prove a sufficient deterrent as they look to fend off interest in their top scorer.
And Rowett is determined to keep hold of the Sunderland loanee for the duration of his team's play-off push.
Wigan Athletic's relegation to the Championship may see them struggle to keep hold of their best players after Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers ran the rule over exciting midfield duo Callum McManaman and James McCarthy.
The Scarlets will have been really keen to keep hold of Jon because he came through the academy, and it's a real show of intent that they did a lot of hard work to kept him," he added.
HEURELHO GOMES admits Tottenham may find it hard to keep hold of Gareth Bale if they do not make it into next year's Champions League.
He doesn't keep hold of my money, so why do bus companies?
With his contract set to expire in the summer, Rush made the headlines this week when Dai Young revealed he was facing a struggle to keep hold of the inspirational former All Black.
TONY Mowbray believes West Brom can mount a serious challenge for a quickfire return to the Barclays Premier League if they can keep hold of their key players.
pounds 40 a day is nowhere near enough to risk your life in the first place, so at the very least our SAS soldiers should be allowed to keep hold of that small crumb of comfort if their lives are left in ruins.