- the act of keeping safe or the state of being kept safe; protection; care; custody.
- In Tennessee, for example, county administrators send people awaiting trial to the state prison because local jails are too crowded, under that state’s so-called safekeeping law.
- The Perseverance team will spend a bit of time imaging the contents and verifying that a sample is indeed inside, and then the rover will go ahead and stow the sample for safekeeping.
- This was material that was buried for safekeeping, almost like a safety deposit box that was never claimed.
- If the princes were quietly sent abroad for safekeeping, they probably resurfaced later, one at a time, to claim the throne.
- It never occurred to her that I fell into the books—that I put myself inside them for safekeeping.
- Caylee Anthony's skull and other artifacts were carefully gathered up for safekeeping until justice could be found.
- For safekeeping, Cage housed them at his Bel Air pad in museum-like glass cases.
- Juno had left these apples with the Hesperides for safekeeping.
- One leaves a mark with you for safekeeping and pays you a penny the year to guard it.
- His guards were opening the cell door when a second shock was felt and he was thrust into safekeeping with no ceremony.
- Everything was done up carefully and put away for safekeeping, as became a house that is to be long untenanted.
- It was his custom to carry in his blankets, for safekeeping, his long spyglass, a pair of dry moccasins and a buckskin tunic.