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Fess

2 entries found.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]

Fess \Fess\, Fesse \Fesse\, n. [OF. fesse, faisse, F. fasce, fr.
   L. fascia band. See {Fascia}.] (Her.)
   A band drawn horizontally across the center of an escutcheon,
   and containing in breadth the third part of it; one of the
   nine honorable ordinaries.

   {Fess point} (Her.), the exact center of the escutcheon. See
      {Escutcheon}.

From WordNet (r) 1.6 [wn]

fess
     n : a broad horizontal band across a shield [syn: {fesse}]

Fess

2 entries found.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]

Fess \Fess\, Fesse \Fesse\, n. [OF. fesse, faisse, F. fasce, fr.
   L. fascia band. See {Fascia}.] (Her.)
   A band drawn horizontally across the center of an escutcheon,
   and containing in breadth the third part of it; one of the
   nine honorable ordinaries.

   {Fess point} (Her.), the exact center of the escutcheon. See
      {Escutcheon}.

From WordNet (r) 1.6 [wn]

fess
     n : a broad horizontal band across a shield [syn: {fesse}]