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To keep dark. To lie perdu; to lurk in concealment. (Ang.-Sax. deorc.)

“Weʹd get away to some of the far-out stations … . where we could keep in the dark.”—Boldrewood: Robbery Under Arms, xvi.

Keep it in the dark. Keep it a dead secret; donʹt enlighten anyone about the matter.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Daphnis
Dapper
Dapple
Darbies
Darby and Joan
Darbyites
Darics (or) Stateres Darici
Dariolet, Dariolette (French)
Darius
Dark
Dark Ages
Dark Continent (The)
Dark Horse (A)
Darkest Hour is that before the Dawn (The)
Darky
Darley Arabians
Daron, Daronne (French)
Daronne
Dart
Darwinian Theory

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