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Keening

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A weird lamentation for the dead, common in Galway. The coffin is carried to the burying place, and while it is carried three times round, the mourners go to the graves of their nearest kinsfolk and begin keening, after which they smoke.

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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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Kayward
Keber
Kebla
Kebla-Noma
Kedar’s Tents
Kederli
Kedjeree
Keel-hauling or -haling
Keelman (A)
Keelson or Kelson
Keening
Keep Down (To)
Keep House (To)
Keep Touch
Keep Up (To)
Keep at Arm’s Length (To)
Keep Body and Soul Together (To)
Keep Company with (To)
Keep Good Hours (To)
Keep it Dark
Keep One’s Countenance (To)