(?), n. [W. cecys, pl., hollow stalks.]
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1. (Bot.) A weed; a kecksy. Bp. Gauden.
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Though the rough kex break
The starred mosaic.
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2. A dry husk or covering.
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When the kex, or husk, is broken, he proveth a fair flying butterfly.
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