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kecks

keks

/ (kɛks) /
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pl n
Northern English dialect trousers
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Word Origin for kecks

C19: from obsolete kicks breeches
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

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
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