from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun Plural form of
Sorry, no etymologies found.
For among other odd burs and kecksies, the misgrowth of our luxuriant activity, we have now a READING PUBLIC ..., whose heads and hearts are dieted at the two public ordinaries of Literature, the circulating libraries and the periodical press.
Shakespeare's word, kecksies, is still used by elderly folk near the Essex/Suffolk border to refer to the lovely frothy cow parsley with white flowers.