Definition of keener in English:
1A person who keens for someone who has died.
- They spent a total of 1,000 yuan on hiring the keeners, all poor men and women who were mobilized to form a band on their own.
- In the end the keeners stalked the funeral processions screaming and shrieking all the more like vengeful banshees and had to be chased by the priests.
- At times there are echoes of the raw Gaelic keeners who sang the songs of the dispossessed.
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