keep kosher
Kosher Ko"sher, n. Kosher food; also, a kosher shop. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. the practise of adherence to the Jewish ritual law; used mostly in the phrase

{keep kosher}, v. i.. [PJC]

{keep kosher} To adhere to the rules for eating only kosher food and handling it properly. [PJC]


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