keepsake

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English[edit]

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From keep +‎ sake.

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keepsake (plural keepsakes)

  1. Some object given by a person and retained in memory of something or someone; something kept for sentimental or nostalgic reasons.
    She gave him a lock of hair as a keepsake of their time together.
  2. (historical) Specifically, a type of literary album popular in the nineteenth-century, containing scraps of poetry and prose, and engravings.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English keepsake.

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Noun[edit]

keepsake m (plural keepsakes)

  1. (historical) keepsake, literary album