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Webster 1913 Edition


Sess

Sess

,
Verb.
T.
[Aphetic form of
assess
. See
Assess
,
Cess
.]
To lay a tax upon; to assess.
[Obs.]

Sess

,
Noun.
A tax; an assessment. See
Cess
.
[Obs.]

Webster 1828 Edition


Sess

SESS

,
Noun.
[L. sessio.] A tax. [Little used or not at all. See Assessment.]

Definition 2022


sess

sess

English

Verb

sess (third-person singular simple present sesses, present participle sessing, simple past and past participle sessed)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To lay a tax upon; to assess.

Noun

sess (plural sesses)

  1. (obsolete) A tax; an assessment.

References

  • sess in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913

German Low German

Etymology

From Old Saxon sehs, from Proto-Germanic *sehs, from Proto-Indo-European *swéḱs. Compare German sechs, Dutch zes.

Numeral

sess

  1. (Low Prussian) six (6)

See also

  • Plautdietsch: sass

Icelandic

Etymology

From Old Norse sess, from Proto-Germanic *sessaz (seat). Cognate with Old English sess (seat).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sɛsː/
    Rhymes: -ɛsː

Noun

sess m (genitive singular sess, nominative plural sessar)

  1. place to sit, seat

Declension


Maltese

Etymology

Borrowing from Italian sesso.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɛsː/

Noun

sess m (plural sessi)

  1. gender
  2. sex (sexual intercourse)

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