Meaning of JESS in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ dʒes ]

n. & v. --n. a short strap of leather, silk, etc., put round the leg of a hawk in falconry. put jesses on (a hawk etc.). [ME ges f. OF ges, get ult. f. L jactus a throw f. jacere jact- to throw]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.