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 Keening.Keep House (To). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Keep Down (To).
 
To prevent another from rising to an independent position; to keep in subjection.   1
 


 Keening.Keep House (To). 

 
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