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to take keep
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Keep \Keep\, n. 1. The act or office of keeping; custody; guard; care; heed; charge. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Pan, thou god of shepherds all, Which of our tender lambkins takest keep. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of being kept; hence, the resulting condition; case; as, to be in good keep. [1913 Webster] 3. The means or provisions by which one is kept; maintenance; support; as, the keep of a horse. [1913 Webster] Grass equal to the keep of seven cows. --Carlyle. [1913 Webster] I performed some services to the college in return for my keep. --T. Hughes. [1913 Webster] 4. That which keeps or protects; a stronghold; a fortress; a castle; specifically, the strongest and securest part of a castle, often used as a place of residence by the lord of the castle, especially during a siege; the dungeon. See Illust. of Castle. [1913 Webster] The prison strong, Within whose keep the captive knights were laid. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] The lower chambers of those gloomy keeps. --Hallam. [1913 Webster] I think . . . the keep, or principal part of a castle, was so called because the lord and his domestic circle kept, abode, or lived there. --M. A. Lower. [1913 Webster] 5. That which is kept in charge; a charge. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Often he used of his keep A sacrifice to bring. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 6. (Mach.) A cap for retaining anything, as a journal box, in place. [1913 Webster] To take keep, to take care; to heed. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]