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keep one's nose to the grindstone to start or diligently pursue some hard or tedious work, esp. in a spirit of resignation.
keep one's own counsel to keep one's own ideas or intent secret.
keep one's shirt on (informal) to hold one's temper; refrain from becoming angry or impatient.
keep one's wits about one to stay alert and watchful.
keep out to stay away or cause to stay away from a place.
keepsake something intended to be kept as a remembrance of some person, place, or occasion.
keep tabs on (informal) to keep under close scrutiny; watch or observe carefully.
keep the wolf from the door to ward off poverty.
keep track of to stay informed about.
keep under wraps to keep secret or hidden.
keep up appearances to present a good image of one's situation despite contrary facts.
keep up with to go at the same speed or pace as.
keeshond any of a breed of dog with thick black and gray hair and a tail that curls forward over the back, originally used as watchdogs and rat catchers on barges in Holland.
kef a state of dreamy, drowsy contentment, esp. one induced by narcotics. [2 definitions]
keg a small cask or barrel, usu. holding less than ten gallons. [2 definitions]
kegler one who bowls; bowler.
kelly green a bright yellowish green color.
keloid an excessive growth of new skin occurring in skin that has been injured or operated upon surgically; scar tissue.
kelp one of a family of coarse brown seaweeds, often bearing leaflike structures. [2 definitions]
kelpie1 in Scottish legend, a water spirit often shaped like a horse, reputed to drown people.
kelpie2 an Australian breed of sheepdog.