[geym-kee-per] /ˈgeɪmˌki pər/

a person employed, as on an estate or preserve, to prevent poaching and provide a natural environment conducive to the propagation of , as by thinning brush, scattering food after a snowstorm, and the like.
a person employed to take care of game and wildlife, as on an estate

1660s, from game (n.) in the animal sense + agent noun from keep (v.).


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