Kick`a*poos" (?), n. pl.; sing. Kickapoo (). Ethnol.

A tribe of Indians which formerly occupied the region of Northern Illinois, allied in language to the Sacs and Foxes.

<-- kickback. n. recoil, of a gun or machine, as in older automobile engines when started by turning a crank. 2. a secret, and usually illegal, payment, by a recipient of money paid for goods or services, to a facilitator of the transaction, of a portion of that money. -->


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