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  • n. Plural form of cess.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of cess.


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  • The imposition of unorthodox military extractions known as "cesses," the gradual exclusion of Old English influence from colonial politics, and an increasing suspicion of Old English loyalties by the New English settlers threatened to exacerbate the tensions that already existed between crown and colony.

    Catastrophic Dimensions:The Rupture of English and Irish Identities in Early Modern Ireland, 1534-1615

  • It never cesses to amaze me at how quickly republicans forget their own overzealous borrow and spending habits.

    Pawlenty slams Dems on 'reckless' spending

  • The conference I'm attending is crawling with these Canadians, and they continuously taunt me with foreign phrases like Tell us a-boot the pro-cesses used in the your pro-jexs.

    Transgender Trooper Repulsed at the Border

  • Thank you so much, from the re-cesses of my heart!

    Roc and a Hard Place

  • American Ancestors: In Virginia 453 in less than an hour the Palafoxes had shown Grandfather the entire surface structure of the Mineral, indicating which buildings and pro - cesses would be replaced if funds were available, and then they asked:


  • Yet the only ac - cesses to the Valley of the Thanes were three roads from within Thorbardin itself.

    The Gates of Thorbardin

  • But did you ever consider the complicated pro - cesses involved in such an ordinary act as, when you walk, changing the direction you're going in?

    True Names

  • Actually there was no necessary connec - tion between the deterministic outlook of Social De - mocracy and political passivity, since its electoral suc - cesses were an expression of widespread political activity albeit of a non-revolutionary sort.


  • The immunities were, that, for the first seven years after the bog was reclaimed, the tenant should be free from all tithes, cesses, or applotment; the restrictions were:

    The History of the Great Irish Famine of 1847 (3rd ed.) (1902) With Notices of Earlier Irish Famines

  • You must not begin to fret about the suc - cesses of cheap people.

    The Song of the Lark by Willa Cather


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