Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A mass or lump of fat rolled up by the butcher.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A mass or lump of fat rolled up by the butcher.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A mass of fat rolled up in a round lump by a butcher.

Etymologies

Compare English dialect keech a cake. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • He's married to Claire Baker, who obviously succumbed to a large dose of Rohypnol when she agreed to marry baldy wee keech.

    Labour's Religious Division

  • Via Semantic Compositions, where I learned that Rokeach is ROH-keech, not—as anyone who knows any Hebrew is tempted to say—roh-KAY-akh.

    languagehat.com: THE ABC BOOK.

  • 'I meant in general: all of this corporate team-building keech, like It's A Knockout without the funny costumes.

    Be My Enemy

  • For all its 'wha's like us' keech, Scotland was actually a country that liked to think it had been spared extremes.

    Be My Enemy

  • 'So these two decided they'd break in to prove the system was keech anyway.'

    A Big Boy Did It and Ran Away

  • Ray lifted Martin out of the crib and placed him on his shoulder, the familiar whiffs of puke and liquid keech surrounding him like an unwelcome aura.

    A Big Boy Did It and Ran Away

  • He steadied himself with one hand on the wall as he pissed, the extended duration made even less welcome by the whiffs of alsatian keech that kept wafting up and threatening to make him gag.

    A Big Boy Did It and Ran Away

  • They didnae just succeed in provin 'the security was keech - they proved that if somebody had wanted to screw the place, it would have happened already.

    A Big Boy Did It and Ran Away

  • Just as long as the keech completely insulated his ears.

    Boiling a Frog

  • 'Heh, there' a big keech on the mantelpiece, sir, 'announced Skinner joyfully, having wandered up to the doorway.

    Quite Ugly One Morning

Comments

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  • Ha ha this amused me immensely! Keech is Scottish slang for shit, like jobby, tollie, shite or crap!

    December 8, 2010

  • Riiight, right! Keech and Kong!

    May 3, 2009

  • Wasn't this half of a pot-smoking pair that they made some movies about?

    May 3, 2009

  • Don't give this gang any ideas!

    May 2, 2009

  • Only until someone starts do—

    BRACKETS!

    —ing it randomly.

    May 2, 2009

  • "A mass or lump of fat rolled up by the butcher." I guess that's why.

    Edit: I love when someone yells "Brackets!" on Wordie. Everyone immediately knows what to do. :-)

    May 2, 2009

  • I'm down with the pig fat on the grill. But why is it a keech?

    April 29, 2009

  • Brackets!

    April 29, 2009

  • blasphemy! the word is clearly horkulence

    April 29, 2009

  • Horkworthiness travels far in advance of mere aroma.

    April 28, 2009

  • don't knock it til you've smelled it, brother.

    April 28, 2009

  • It's a bleechhhh.

    April 28, 2009

  • In Korea, they use a chunk of pig fat with the skin still on to rub down the grill before the meat comes. Would that be a keech?

    April 28, 2009