verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of keen2
OTHER WORDS FROM keenkeen·er, noun
Words nearby keen
Example sentences from the Web for keened
From behind the first keened once more that ghastly and smothered escape of suffering, scarcely audible.The Gray Mask|Wadsworth Camp
And then Brigit came and keened her son with shrieking and with crying.
And they buried him, and put a flag-stone over his grave, and keened him there.
On other rolls, she keened and chanted oddly to herself, eyes closed, and pinched down most of the stock.Vigorish|Gordon Randall Garrett
Pheola moaned, then keened, and waved her hands in front of her face, as if to ward off a swarm of bees.The Right Time|Walter Bupp