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  • noun Plural form of ess., the name of the letter S.


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  • Plural of the letter S.

    "...although the chapel was not large it was built of white marble ornamented with gilt brass esses, and it made a striking contrast with the rest of the town, mostly thatched, homely, vague in outline."

    --Patrick O'Brian, The Nutmeg of Consolation, 214

    March 7, 2008