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keeps

[kēps]
(mining engineering)
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I cannot keep count of them, though I have tried conscientiously.
You have lost nothing, Phoebe, worth keeping, nor which it was possible to keep," said Holgrave after a pause.
You can feel them in the air round about him, capering frenetically; with their invisible feet they set the pace, and the hair of the leader of the orchestra rises on end, and his eyeballs start from their sockets, as he toils to keep up with them.
So you did--so you did, honey," said Aunt Chloe, heaping the smoking batter-cakes on his plate; "you know'd your old aunty'd keep the best for you.
If the alternative is to keep all just men in prison, or give up war and slavery, the State will not hesitate which to choose.
It is considered best to keep his expectations "on a string" until your stay in concluded.
We'll keep mum, but there ain't any need to tell who you are if you ain't Jubiter Dunlap.
This must undoubtedly be submitted to the national government, and the matter would then be brought to this issue, that the national government, to provide against apprehended danger, might in the first instance raise troops, and might afterwards keep them on foot as long as they supposed the peace or safety of the community was in any degree of jeopardy.
Pass quickly over mountains, and keep in the neighborhood of valleys.
She expected to begin to hunt in December, and wants to know whether anybody keeps hounds at Hyeres.
Besides, one keeps hoping the people will learn sense.
Couldn't we settle down and live in Russian Peter's house, Yulka asked, and couldn't I go to town and buy things for us to keep house with?