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}.] [1913 Webster]

Nothing teems But hateful docks, rough thistles, kecksies, burs. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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