Kex (?), n. [W. cecys, pl., hollow stalks.]

1. Bot.

A weed; a kecksy.

Bp. Gauden.

Though the rough kex break The starred mosaic. Tennyson.

2.

A dry husk or covering.

When the kex, or husk, is broken, he proveth a fair flying butterfly. Holland.

 

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