Meaning of JESS in English

[jess] n [ME ges, fr. MF gies, fr. pl. of jet throw, fr. jeter to throw--more at jet] (14c): a short strap secured on the leg of a hawk and usu. provided with a ring for attaching a leash -- jessed adj

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