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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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But Lita emerged as one of the success stories of the tournament and Reading will now want to keep hold of him despite the attention his performances have attracted.
Knight, 38, still believes that Carter can blow hot and cold but sees the fact that he is always capable of being a match-winner as the reason why Warwickshire need to keep hold of him.
If they want to get into the top league they will certainly need to keep hold of him.
Diageo had always insisted that if no one made a good enough offer, it would be happy to keep hold of Gleneagles.
Do I wait for Cassidy and the chance that Wolves will let him come back to us while also knowing that they might decide to keep hold of him for the rest of the season?
Martin will make that decision because he'll do what's right, but Randy Lerner and everyone at the club will want to keep hold of him," added the ex-Coventry boss.
But when he found a round of ammunition he decided to keep hold of it.
TONY MOWBRAY believes West Brom can mount a serious challenge for a quickfire return to the Premier League if they can keep hold of their key players.
The midfielder is sick of the bookings that keep earning him suspensions as he battles to keep hold of the central midfield post at Ibrox.
SKETCHLEY owner Johnson Service Group was yesterday rewarded with improved sales following its decision to keep hold of its dry cleaning business.
Former Bluebirds target Dave Kitson today urged Cardiff City: 'You MUST keep hold of Cameron Jerome if you are to get promoted next season.
He is a good prospect and it underlines the club's desire to keep hold of and develop the young local players.