Keck"sy (?), n.; pl. Kecksies (-s&icr;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. Shak.


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