- Some object given by a person and retained in memory of something or someone; something kept for sentimental or nostalgic reasons.
- She gave him a lock of hair as a keepsake of their time together.
- (historical) Specifically, a type of literary album popular in the nineteenth-century, containing scraps of poetry and prose, and engravings.
object retained in memory of something or someone
keepsake m (plural keepsakes)