Kickshaw definition

kĭkshô
A fancy food; a delicacy.
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A trinket; a gewgaw.
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A fancy food or dish; delicacy; tidbit.
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A trinket; trifle; gewgaw.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of kickshaw - kickshoe

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
kickshaw
Plural:
kickshaws

Origin of kickshaw

  • By folk etymology from French quelque chose something quelque some (quel what) (from Latin quālis of what kind quality) (que what, which, who) (from Vulgar Latin que) (from Latin quid what quiddity) chose thing chose2

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition