\Keel"er\, n. See 3d Keel.
1. One employed in managing a Newcastle keel;
2. A small or shallow tub; esp., one used for holding materials for calking ships, or one used for washing dishes, etc.
3. An individual of unsavory character; usually includes the following: pathological dishonesty, malice, disregard for the welfare of others, inability to maintain long-term relationships, psychological dysfunction in relation to environment and self (i.e. poor hygine).
The dirty family with scattered car parts on their lawn are such Keelers.