Definition for Keeper

keeper, n. [see keep, v.] (webplay: keeper of the great seal).

  1. Animal trainer; zoo caretaker; one who tends wild creatures.
  2. Owner; legal possessor; authorized holder; [phrase] “the Keeper of the Seal”: the Lord; the living Christ; He who has the sealing power; (see NW 1844: in Great Britain, the keeper of the great seal is a lord who deals with all royal grants, commissions, and charters).
  3. Steward; protector; guardian.
  4. Supervisor; superintendent; custodian.

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