/ (kɛks) /
Northern English dialect trousers
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Word Origin for kecks
C19: from obsolete kicks breeches
Words nearby kecks
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Example sentences from the Web for kecks
Kecksies or Kecks are the dried and withered stems of the Hemlock, and the name is occasionally applied to the living plant.The plant-lore and garden-craft of Shakespeare|Henry Nicholson Ellacombe
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