Meaning keep
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Masonry wall around the perimeter of a motte, replacing a timber palisade.    (Kenyon, John R. Medieval Fortifications, 211)
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1 [intransitive] to stay in a state, position, or place without changing or movingKeep still while I brush your hair.People kept quiet because they were afraid.I walked along the hall, keeping close t [..]
Source: macmillandictionary.com

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mid-13c., "care or heed in watching," from keep (v.). Meaning "innermost stronghold or central tower of a castle" is from 1580s; OED says this is perhaps a translation of Italian t [..]
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late Old English cepan (past tense cepte) "to seize, hold; seek after, desire," also "to observe or carry out in practice; look out for, regard, pay attention to," from Proto-Germa [..]
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Source: yiddishdictionaryonline.com

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Earlier, with hall beside chamber in a large lower building, e.g. London, Colchester, Corfe, Canterbury, Rising, Middleham.    (Wood, Margaret. The English Medieval House, 412)
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to restrain
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The last defensible position of a castle. Murder Holes:
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A central tower to a Medieval
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To continue in (a course or mode of action); not to intermit or fall from; to uphold or maintain. (to keep silence;  to keep one's word;  to keep possession) *(1564-1616) *: Both day a [..]
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lang=en 1600s=1678 |1800s=1843 * '''1678''' — . ''''. *: There also sat a man at a little distance from the door, at a table-side, with a book and his inkhorn before him, to take the name of him [..]
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A keep (from the Middle English kype) is a type of fortified tower built within castles during the Middle Ages by European nobility. Scholars have debated the scope of the word keep, but usually consi [..]
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A keep is fortified tower in a castle. Keep, KEEP, or The Keep may also refer to:
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KEEP is a commercially supported FM radio station serving the general area of Fredericksburg, Texas, due west from Austin and due north of San Antonio. KEEP is owned by J & J Fritz Media and is br [..]
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Keep is a surname. Notable people with the surname include: Albert Keep (1826–1907), American railroad financier Angela Keep (born 1981), Australian actress Henry Keep (American football) (1872–1 [..]
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/ˈkiːp/ verb keeps; kept /ˈkɛpt/ ; keeping 1 keep /ˈkiːp/ verb keeps; kept /ˈkɛpt/ ; keeping Learner's definition of KEEP 1  [+ object] : to continue having or holding (something) : [..]
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keep in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., "keep clean"; "hold in place"; "She always held herself as a lady"; [..]
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to hold on to something and not give it away. The same word also means the strongest, inside part of castle
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 to restrain.
Source: shakespeare-online.com

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Definition verb
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Later 12th century with chamber above the hall in narrower, taller and probably less expensive and more defensive building, e.g. Hedingham, Guildford, Goodrich and Broughham. Portchester was transform [..]
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1) The main tower of a castle, usually free-standing.    (Kenyon, John R. Medieval Fortifications, 211) 2) Strong central tower within outer walls of castle.    (Frame, Robin. Colonial I [..]
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tall, strong tower in medieval castles, used as an observation post and last refuge for those living in the castle, an, unlike the donjon, not designed for permanent habitation.
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