Definition of Keeners

1. Noun. (plural of keener) ¹



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Definition of Keeners

1. keener [n] - See also: keener

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Keeners

keelless
keelman
keelmen
keels
keelson
keelsons
keelyvine pen
keema
keen
keen-sighted
keen-witted
keen as mustard
keen on
keened
keener
keeners (current term)
keenest
keeneth
keening
keenings
keenly
keenness
keennesses
keens
keep
keep-away
keep a close watch on
keep a cool head
keep a lid on
keep a lookout

Literary usage of Keeners

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1. Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Francis Lieber, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1831)
"keeners ; the name of the Irish singing mourners. ... The keeners now generally consist of a motley multitude of men, women and children, and the caoi- nan ..."

2. Essays in the Study of Folk-songs by Evelyn Martinengo Cesaresco (1886)
"The keeners may or may not be professional, and the keens are more often of a ... The Irish keeners are invariably women, as also are all the continental ..."

3. Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1835)
"keeners ; the name of the Irish ringing mourners. ... The keeners now generally consist of a motley multitude of men, women and children, ..."

4. Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Francis Lieber, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1831)
"keeners ; the name of the Irish singing mourners. ... The keeners now generally consist of a motley multitude of men, women and children, and the coot- nan ..."

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