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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cess  \Cess\,  n.  [For  sess,  conts.  from  {Assess}.] 
  1.  A  rate  or  tax.  [Obs.  or  Prof.  Eng.  &  Scot.]  --Spenser. 
 
  2.  Bound;  measure.  [Obs.] 
 
  The  poor  jade  is  wrung  in  the  withers  out  of  all 
  cess.  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cess  \Cess\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Cessed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Cessing}.] 
  To  rate;  to  tax;  to  assess.  --Spenser. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cess  \Cess\,  v.  i.  [F.  cesser.  See  {Cease}.] 
  To  cease;  to  neglect.  [Obs.]  --Spenser. 




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