|Cess (Cess) (?), n.
[For sess, conts. from Assess.]
1. A rate or tax. [Obs. or Prof. Eng. & Scot.] Spenser.
2. Bound; measure. [Obs.] "The poor jade is wrung in the withers out of all cess." Shak.
Cess (Cess), v. t.
[imp. & p. p. Cessed (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Cessing.]
To rate; to tax; to assess. Spenser.
Cess (Cess), v. i.
[F. cesser. See Cease.]
To cease; to neglect. [Obs.] Spenser.
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