keep watch

keep watch
To guard; to watch over someone or something.

In the afternoon the sun shone hot in their faces, for there were no trees to offer them shade; so that before night Dorothy and Toto and the Lion were tired, and lay down upon the grass and fell asleep, with the Woodman and the Scarecrow keeping watch.


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  • keep watch — ► keep watch stay on the lookout for danger or trouble. Main Entry: ↑watch …   English terms dictionary

  • keep watch — index check (inspect), patrol, police, survey (examine) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • keep watch — {v. phr.} To be vigilant; be alert; guard. * /The police have asked the neighborhood to keep watch against an escaped convict./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep watch — {v. phr.} To be vigilant; be alert; guard. * /The police have asked the neighborhood to keep watch against an escaped convict./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep\ watch — v. phr. To be vigilant; be alert; guard. The police have asked the neighborhood to keep watch against an escaped convict …   Словарь американских идиом

  • keep watch over — index preserve Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • keep watch — stay on the lookout for danger or trouble. → watch …   English new terms dictionary

  • keep watch — stay on the lookout for danger or trouble …   Useful english dictionary

  • Watch — (w[o^]ch), n. [OE. wacche, AS. w[ae]cce, fr. wacian to wake; akin to D. wacht, waak, G. wacht, wache. [root]134. See {Wake}, v. i. ] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of watching; forbearance of sleep; vigil; wakeful, vigilant, or constantly observant… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Watch and ward — Watch Watch (w[o^]ch), n. [OE. wacche, AS. w[ae]cce, fr. wacian to wake; akin to D. wacht, waak, G. wacht, wache. [root]134. See {Wake}, v. i. ] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of watching; forbearance of sleep; vigil; wakeful, vigilant, or constantly… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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