Definitions of Keck

  1. To heave or to retch, as in an effort to vomit.
  2. An effort to vomit; queasiness.
  3. A retching.
  4. To retch, as in an effort to vomit.

Usage examples for Keck

  1. Book 1. Student's guide, by Dudley Miles, Edwin Greenlaw, William H. Elson and Christine M. Keck – U.S. Copyright Renewals, 1959 January - June by U.S. Copyright Office
  2. " Here, keck in, Tom," he continued; " ye hev the lantern- and see if all's as ye left it." – Madam Crowl's Ghost and The Dead Sexton by Joseph Sheridan LeFanu
  3. Die Schemen hab' ich keck befragt: Wer seid ihr, luftige Wesen? – A Book Of German Lyrics by Various
  4. The queen laughed; but Hum- Drum and Kopy- Keck heard with humility and retired in silence. – The Light Princess and Other Fairy Stories by George MacDonald
  5. Presently, as he lay motionless, the timid and graceful little water- hens peered out from their doors in the rushes opposite, and, seeing no cause for fear, stepped daintily into the water, and were suddenly surrounded by little bundles of black soft down, which went paddling about in and out of the weeds, encouraged by the occasional sharp, clear, parental " keck keck and merry little dabchicks popped up in mid- stream, and looked round, and nodded at him, pert and voiceless, and dived again; even old cunning water- rats sat up on the bank with round black noses and gleaming eyes, or took solemn swims out, and turned up their tails and disappeared for his amusement. – Tom Brown at Oxford by Thomas Hughes
  6. " Which would presently arrive in the form of grim death," said Kopy- Keck – The Light Princess and Other Fairy Stories by George MacDonald
  7. She bare me two or three souses behind in the nape of the neck, Till I made her old weasand to answer again, " keck – Gammer Gurton's Needle by Mr. S. Mr. of Art
  8. Now at the head of this college were two very wise Chinese philosophers- by name, Hum- Drum and Kopy- Keck – The Light Princess and Other Fairy Stories by George MacDonald
  9. Am vaterlichen Heerd, Derweil mit Feindeshieben Wir ringen Keck bewehrt." – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach

Rhymes for Keck