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  • n. Plural form of keener.

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Examples

  • The 'keeners' know that the good stuff (if any) is availble only for the first day - after that its just crap.

    Liveblogging Garage Sale: Day 2, plus what I remember from Garage Sale: Day 1

  • As the year progressed, the 'keeners', to my amazement, found they were struggling with this independence and opted back into the regular structured classroom program.

    How to Save the World

  • Half of them were the usual boring group (the 'keeners') who did nothing but study to maintain high grades

    How to Save the World

  • But I didn't expect the keeners to be out in kindergarten.

    Bits o' Brains

  • The women were particularly active as keeners and as those who washed the dead; sometimes they also prepared shrouds.

    Conversas.

  • Now as for these posts not needing to be as big due to us doing our own research, I follow what you're saying, BUT point out and disagree by stating that these summary posts are not meant for us keeners.

    Life's Time Capsule: Anomalocarids in Art

  • Now he was a gossip of mine; so hearing the cry of the keeners I went in to condole with him on his loss and found him in very ill plight, full of trouble and weary of soul and mind.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Diner also notes that a number of contemporary observers in Ireland wrote about "a class of professional keeners, elderly women who made a living mourning the dead."

    Gutenber-e Help Page

  • Now he was a gossip of mine, so hearing the cry of the keeners, I went in to condole him on his loss and found him in very ill plight, full of trouble and weary of soul and mind.

    Tehran Winter

  • The keeners lamented; the country people had a wake before the funeral, and a dinner after it -- and there was an end.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 12, No. 342, November 22, 1828

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