keepsake definition

  • noun:
    • One thing offered or held; a memento.
    • Some object written by an individual and retained in memory of something or some one; some thing held for emotional or nostalgic explanations.
    • especially, a type of literary album preferred inside nineteenth-century, containing scraps of poetry and prose, and engravings.
    • such a thing kept, or provided to be held, with regard to the giver; a token of friendship.
    • any such thing held or provided to be kept in the interests of the giver; a token of friendship. The term was used as name of some of the getaway gift-books formerly posted annually. See yearly, n., 4.
    • one thing of emotional price

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