Definition of Keppit
1. kep [v] - See also: kep
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Keppit
keppit (current term)
kept one's options open
Literary usage of Keppit
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1827)
"Deil that you had when I came, ye might have keppit your Providence and your minister baith buckled on your back !" Meggie answered him meekly, ..."
2. English and Scottish Popular Ballads by Francis James Child, Helen Child Sargent (1904)
"... she keppit him (received him) on a penknife (as he leaned over to her), prêt, ... kepit, keppit. kepe I be, care 1 to be. from the belly to the knees, ..."
3. Tales and Sketches by James Hogg (1837)
"Ay, ye may take up your corn now where you can find it, lads," said Willie ; " I keppit nane but my ain. Yours is gane farther down. ..."
4. Irish Chancery Reports: Being a Series of Reports of Cases Argued and ...by Ireland High Court of Chancery, Ireland Rolls Court by Ireland High Court of Chancery, Ireland Rolls Court (1852)
"510 Kenrick, Hunt v ... ...364 Ken worthy v keppit . ... 25 Kinnoul, Lord, Ferguson v 685, 688 keppit, Kenworthy «... ... 524 \ Kirk v Dolby . ..."