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a person who is legally responsible for the person or property of another considered by law to be incompetent to manage his or her affairs

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All fled in different directions, except Sambo, who, presuming on the favor which the keeper had to him as a licensed wag, stood his ground, ducking his head with a facetious grin, whenever the master made a dive at him.
The wine-shop keeper accordingly rolled his eyes about, until they rested upon an elderly gentleman and a young lady, who were seated in a corner.
sir," pleaded the keeper to the angry passenger; "I'll sit next you myself.
Gentle sir," replied Don Quixote, "you go and mind your tame partridge and your bold ferret, and leave everyone to manage his own business; this is mine, and I know whether these gentlemen the lions come to me or not;" and then turning to the keeper he exclaimed, "By all that's good, sir scoundrel, if you don't open the cages this very instant, I'll pin you to the cart with this lance.
One may be a jailer or a keeper and at the same time a good father and husband.
For days he leaves all the harbour work to his chief mate, the keeper of the ship's anchor and of the ship's routine.
d'Artagnan does not get any older," said the keeper of the harriers to his colleague the falconer; "with ten years more to carry than either of us, he has the seat of a young man on horseback.
Then the Keeper of the Wicket passed through and she followed, after which the door swung shut and locked itself with a sharp click.
Early in the morning seek the keeper of The Towers of Jetan.
Sara's keeper dropped her chain in order to follow.
Why, my dear sir," said the Keeper, "if you fear to get wet, you'd better creep into the pouch of yonder female kangaroo - the SALTARIX MACKINTOSHA - for if that ostrich wakes he will kick you to death in a minute.
He passed him, the ship- keeper, without notice, without an order, without so much as a look.
He was a new keeper, so they didn't recognize or notice him, till he pulled up right opposite, and began:
A keeper is as much a servant as any other, isn't he?
It'll be because you was born to hang," laughed the saloon- keeper.