Etymology
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kickshaw (n.)

"a fancy dish in cookery" (especially a non-native one), late 16c., earlier quelk-chose from English pronunciation of French quelque chose "a something, a little something." Quelque is from Latin qualis "of what kind?" (from PIE root *kwo-, stem of relative and interrogative pronouns).

updated on May 19, 2017

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Definitions of kickshaw from WordNet

kickshaw (n.)
something considered choice to eat;
Synonyms: dainty / delicacy / goody / treat
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.