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Kecksy \Keck"sy\, n.; pl. Kecksies (-s[i^]z). [Properly pl. of kex. See Kex.] (Bot.) The hollow stalk of an umbelliferous plant, such as the cow parsnip or the hemlock. [Written also kex, and in pl., kecks, kaxes.]

Nothing teems But hateful docks, rough thistles, kecksies, burs.


alt. (context Northern English dialect English) trousers n. (context Northern English dialect English) trousers

Usage examples of "kecks".

An even larger dome stood in the distance, but Benjamin thought the Kecks were the more beautiful.

From our position on the ramp we saw blokes dropping their kecks and mooning in the heat haze, and the Spandau Ballet gang were giving it some again.

At last there is a stuttering of three explosions, and a huge squall of smokestone kecks up from porous earth and uncoils in a smog that expands fast to clog the channel the graders have made, and moves slower as it begins to set.