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- adv. With an agreement or intention to retain what one gains or receives.
- adv. To compete seriously, with a strong resolve to win or succeed, as in sports or business.
- adv. Permanently.
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- adv. for the winner to keep all
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Lars with the broken leg, and Davis laid off for keeps -- why, sir, we'll soon be that weak it'll take both watches to set a staysail.