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cess

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Etymology 1

Shortened form of assess, spelled by analogy with census and other Latinate words.

Noun

Singular
cess

Plural
es

cess (es)
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  1. (UK, Template loop detected: Template:context 2) An assessed tax.

Verb

Infinitive
to cess

Third person singular
cesses

Simple past
cessed

Past participle
-

Present participle
cessing

to cess (third-person singular simple present cesses, present participle cessing, simple past and past participle cessed)
  1. (UK, Template loop detected: Template:context 2) To levy a cess.
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Etymology 2

Possibly from an archaic dialect word meaning "bog".

Noun

Singular
cess

Plural
es

cess (es)
  1. (rail transport) The area along either side of a railroad track which is kept at a lower level than the sleeper bottom, in order to provide drainage.
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Swedish

Noun

Inflection for cess Singular Plural
neuter Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative cess cesset cess cessen
Genitive cess cessets cess cessens

cess n.

  1. C-flat

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