1. <botany> A weed; a kecksy. "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)

Origin: W. Cecys, pl, hollow stalks.

(01 Mar 1998)

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