WORDSOLVER for mobile!

Definition of KEX

2 definitions found:



Kex \Kex\, n. [W. cecys, pl., hollow stalks.] [1913 Webster]
     1. (Bot.) A weed; a kecksy. --Bp. Gauden.
        [1913 Webster]

              Though the rough kex break
              The starred mosaic.                   --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

     2. A dry husk or covering.
        [1913 Webster]

              When the kex, or husk, is broken, he proveth a fair flying butterfly.                     --Holland. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Kecksy \Keck"sy\, n.; pl. {Kecksies} (-s[i^]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}.] [1913 Webster]

           Nothing teems
           But hateful docks, rough thistles, kecksies, burs.
                                                    --Shak. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]


Back to the WordSolver.net for Mobile homepage.



2 & 3-letter word lists
US/Canada/TWL23
English/SOWPODS23
WWF/ENABLE23
French/OSD423

Privacy Policy

This website is the cutdown mobile version of the fully featured ajax-driven WordSolver.net site.