keep vigil

Definition of keep vigil

  1. :  to stay in a place and quietly wait, pray, etc., for a period of time She kept vigil at the bedside of her ailing son.

Word by Word Definitions

keepplay
  1. :  to retain in one's possession or power

    :  to refrain from granting, giving, or allowing

    :  to have in control

  1. :  the means or provisions by which one is kept

    :  one that keeps or protects: such as

    :  fortress, castle

vigilplay
  1. :  the act of keeping awake at times when sleep is customary

    :  a period of wakefulness

    :  an act or period of watching or surveillance :  watch


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