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upkeep
used in Animal Farm

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Definition
the maintenance required to keep something in good working order
  • And again, since no animal now stole, it was unnecessary to fence off pasture from arable land, which saved a lot of labor on the upkeep of hedges and gates.
    p. 62.6

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