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  • n. A tax; an assessment.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A tax; an assessment. See cess.
  • transitive v. To lay a tax upon; to assess.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To assess; tax.
  • n. A tax.
  • n. In soap-making, one of a number of rectangular frames which are fitted one on another, and secured together with screw-rods so as to form a kind of well, in which the soap is left to cool and solidify.

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  • n. street names for marijuana


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  • But shorty’s running wild smokin sess drinkin beer

    Today’s Tunage: C.R.E.A.M.

  • Hearings Before the Committee on Un-American Activities, House of Representatives Investigation of Soviet Espionage. 85th Cong., 1st sess., October 7, 8, and 9 and November 20, 1957.

    A Covert Affair

  • Walter Appearing in the Philadelphia Inquirer. 85th Cong., 1st sess., September 29–October 3, 1957.

    A Covert Affair

  • Hearings Regarding Communism in the U.S. Government—Part I. 81st Cong., 2nd sess., 1950.

    A Covert Affair

  • Denial of Passports to Persons Knowingly Engaged in Activities Intended to Further the International Communist Movement. 85th Cong., 2nd sess., July 17 and August 14, 15, and 18, 1958.

    A Covert Affair

  • Doc. 2/4, 26th Cong., 1st sess., Serial 363, 44; Message of Governor Reid to the Legislative Council, February 28, 1840, in The Territorial Papers of the United States: Florida Territory, 1839–1845, ed.

    Between War and Peace

  • We all know that emotional and psychological filth gathers like a sess pool in the back. republicans hate america

    Cheney undergoes back surgery

  • I just hope you can look the country in the eye when this transistion is complete as the great people of this country are crushed in a sess pit of greed, self interest and control.

    Politicians and bankers: Struggle for power | Editorial

  • Also see Report 1743 to the 79th Cong., 2nd sess., July 18, 1946; “Could a ‘Manhattan Project’ Conquer Cancer?”

    The Emperor of All Maladies

  • See Senate Document 92–99, 1st sess., April 14, 1971.

    The Emperor of All Maladies


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