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keepsake

A keepsake is an object that has sentimental value, like a locket that belonged to your grandmother.

In one of the Batman movies, Bruce Wayne keeps the pearls his mother wore the day she was murdered. Those pearls are a keepsake: something that has great meaning because of its association with a person. Many parents keep pictures their kids drew as keepsakes. If you loved a job, you might have a keepsake from it. Souvenirs from fun vacations are keepsakes. A keepsake is something we keep for the sake of the people and events we want to always remember.

Definitions of keepsake
  1. noun
    something of sentimental value
    synonyms: relic, souvenir, token
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    types:
    love-token
    keepsake given as a token of love
    favor, favour, party favor, party favour
    souvenir consisting of a small gift given to a guest at a party
    cracker, cracker bonbon, snapper
    a party favor consisting of a paper roll (usually containing candy or a small favor) that pops when pulled at both ends
    type of:
    object, physical object
    a tangible and visible entity; an entity that can cast a shadow
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