/ (kɛks) /

pl n
  1. Northern English dialect trousers

Origin of kecks

C19: from obsolete kicks breeches

Words Nearby kecks

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How to use kecks in a sentence

  • Kecksies or kecks are the dried and withered stems of the Hemlock, and the name is occasionally applied to the living plant.

  • He stayed with the dear kecks, Mother Keck pressing and mending his clothes, hovering over him as if he were her own son.

    An American Idyll | Cornelia Stratton Parker