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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.
keep one's fingers crossed to hope for a good outcome.