\ ˈkep \
kepped\ -​pt \; keppen\ -​pən \ or kippen\ ˈkipən \; kepping; keps

Definition of kep

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 dialectal, British : to intercept and hinder kep him on his way home
2 dialectal, British : to make a catch of : serve as a catch for


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plural -s

Definition of kep (Entry 2 of 2)

dialectal, British

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Transitive verb

Middle English keppen, alteration of kepen to observe, heed, seek, seize, keep

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“Kep.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kep. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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