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  • n. Plural form of keepsake.


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  • "The defining moment of my young life was going to the World's Fair," said Blumenfeld, who treasures a box of keepsakes from the 18 visits he made to Queens from his childhood home in nearby suburban Long Island.

    Can the Shanghai Expo compete with world's fairs of the past?

  • While the MLB-published programs are popular with fans, many collectors view them as homogenized national magazines, not keepsakes from the event.

    World Series programs provide walk through U.S. history

  • The man responsible for the keepsakes is Harry M. Stevens, the same entrepreneur who is credited with introducing the hot dog to America at the Polo Grounds.

    World Series programs provide walk through U.S. history

  • One of my favourite keepsakes is a west ham towel of incredibly enduring properties.

    John Lyall: An Appreciation

  • Along with pallets of toilet paper and 12 pound drums of nutmeg, it appears that Costco also stocks any funeral accoutrements you may need: caskets, pet urns, "keepsakes," and the like.

    Boing Boing

  • Yesterday she had mournfully given eight locks of her beautiful hair away as "keepsakes," although it must be owned to-day she had examined her hair carefully, looking over her shoulder to see how it bore the loss of its tendrils.

    An Australian Lassie

  • Some of her companions brought "keepsakes" given them as new year's gifts to the convent.

    Madame Bovary

  • They held a curious collection: miscellanies with quaint, glazed bindings; novels and poems; whose authors I had never heard of; old magazines long dead, their very names forgotten; "keepsakes" and annuals, redolent of an age of vastly pretty sentiments and lavender-coloured silks.

    Sketches in Lavender, Blue and Green

  • Some of her companions brought "keepsakes" given them as New Year's gifts to the convent.

    Madame Bovary A Tale of Provincial Life

  • The fair Beatrix and the dark Felicite might have sat for those contrasting portraits in "keepsakes" which English designers and engravers seek so persistently.



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