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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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That's enough to have your garage owner considering a retirement pedalo franchise to help keep the wolf from the door.
com - which, while being in its infancy, helps to keep the wolf from the door," said Kirk.
Her parents would help look after Jamie while she sought work to keep the wolf from the door.
It is hard not to worry about the Old Trafford faithful, who are the innocent party in this and understandably upset that their club has been starved of success down the years with a mere 18 top-flight titles, 11 FA Cups and three European Cups to their name to keep the wolf from the door.
PAUL McElhinney was scrubbing floors, washing dishes and pulling pints to keep the wolf from the door.
More importantly pounds 10m Rangers DON'T get to keep the wolf from the door.
The general high cost of food shopping, rent, gas, electricity and small loans to help keep the wolf from the door all add up.
Okay, so it will only be scratching the surface but it may just be enough to keep the wolf from the door and give the club a bit of breathing space while they continue their search for someone willing to invest and save them from going under.
Working doesn't keep the wolf from the door anymore, said Junction City food pantry manager Pauline Lane, who sees two-income families asking for help.
For each of those years he has had three fights every 12 months which is not the kind of record to keep the wolf from the door.
Recently there have also been gloomy predictions that people may have to work beyond retirement age to keep the wolf from the door.
I started from nothing and ended up with nothing but my wife and I are a good team and we're keeping on with the snack rounds to keep the wolf from the door.