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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR KEEPSAKES

His eyes were gold and very sweet like keepsakes you must never spend.

Rosa knitted him two pairs of mittens; but perhaps he put them by for keepsakes.

Then he reached up and disarmed the man who had taken his wallet and his wife's keepsakes.

So wholly devoid of sentiment are war-captains when they deal with keepsakes.

She turned over his gifts, keepsakes which any friend might give to another.

The only things I regretted losing were a few letters and keepsakes.

It will be such a consolation to both of us to have our keepsakes to look at now.

Would you let a few kisses and keepsakes stand in the way of your ambition?

His keepsakes were impressions which he carefully guarded in his memory.

I wish my brothers to preserve these keepsakes out of love for their sister Hena.

WORD ORIGIN

1790, from keep (v.) + sake; on model of namesake; thus an object kept for the sake of the giver. As an adjective by 1839.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR KEEPSAKES

memorabilia

nounmementos
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