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keeper (n.) 1gaoler, warden, custodian
keeper (n.) 2nurse, carer
keeper (n.) 3protecting spirit, guardian angel
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2H4 I.i.143 [Northumberland to Morton] as the wretch ... breaks like a fire / Out of his keeper's arms
RJ V.iii.89 [Romeo to himself, of the cheerfulness of men about to die] which their keepers call / A lightning before death [or: sense 1]