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Keepers

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A staff of men employed by Irish landlords in 1843, etc., to watch the crops and prevent their being smuggled off during the night. They were resisted by the Molly Maguires.

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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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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)
Keep One’s Own Counsel (To)
Keep your Breath to Cool your Porridge
Keep your Powder Dry
Keepers
Kehama
Kelpie or Kelpy
Kelso Convoy (A)
Kema
Kempfer-Hausen
Kempis
Ken or Kiun
Kendal Green
Kenelm (St.)
Kenna