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kea a large brownish green parrot of New Zealand.
kebob variant of kabob.
Kechua variant of Quechua.
kedge to move (a ship) by hauling on the line of its kedge anchor, then dropping the anchor in the desired position. [3 definitions]
keel a structural part extending lengthwise down the bottom center of the hull of a boat or ship, important for stability in water. [4 definitions]
keelhaul to punish (someone) by submerging and dragging under the bottom of a vessel and up the other side. [2 definitions]
keelless combined form of keel.
keel over to faint or fall over suddenly.
keelson a timber or girder in the hull of a ship, fastened above and parallel to the keel to add structural strength.
keen1 extremely sharp; able to cut readily and finely. [3 definitions]
keen2 a loud, mournful wailing for the dead. [2 definitions]
keep to hold or retain possession of. [13 definitions]
keep an eye on to watch or tend with care.
keep an eye out to be watchful or closely attentive.
keep a stiff upper lip to face with courage such difficulties as sorrow, disappointment, or pain.
keeper one that keeps. [5 definitions]
keeping logical or appropriate conformity. [3 definitions]
keep on to continue to do something.
keep one's balance to stay upright.
keep one's chin up to stay optimistic; not lose hope.
keep one's distance to stay physically or emotionally removed; remain aloof or far away.