Keep someone

verb phrase

To support and maintain someone for sexual purposes: She has ”an old man” who ”keeps” her/ Maybe some day some guy’ll even keep me (1560+)


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    noun A musician who takes part in jam sessions: the likely jammers being the four ex-Beatles, Leon Russell, Mick Jagger, and a few other ”friends” (1930s+ Jazz talk) Related Terms gear-jammer

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