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  • noun nautical A net strung on wire hoops and sealed at one end, suspended in water by anglers to keep alive the fish they have caught.


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  • The keepnet is used to stash paint rags and dates from Childish's boyhood, when he copied everything his brother, four years his senior, did.

    A room of my own: Billy Childish 2012


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