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for Keeping room
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Keeping \Keep"ing\, n.
1. A holding; restraint; custody; guard; charge; care;
His happiness is in his own keeping. --South.
2. Maintenance; support; provision; feed; as, the cattle have
The work of many hands, which earns my keeping.
3. Conformity; congruity; harmony; consistency; as, these
subjects are in keeping with each other; his levity is not
in keeping with the seriousness of the occasion.
[1913 Webster +PJC]
4. (Paint.) Harmony or correspondence between the different
parts of a work of art; as, the foreground of this
painting is not in keeping.
Keeping room, a family sitting room. [New Eng. & Prov.
Syn: Care; guardianship; custody; possession.
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