- a female given name, form of Theresa.
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Examples from the Web for tessie
Tessie sat by the window, but as I came in she rose and put both arms around my neck for an innocent kiss.
I was not good, not even scrupulous, but I had no idea of deceiving either myself or Tessie.
I am sure I wished to do so, and yet Tessie pleaded with me in vain.
Had it been anybody but Tessie I should not have bothered my head about scruples.
Tessie leaned back on the open window-sill and began very seriously.
As how Tessie air a-goin' to see her Daddy, with the big man on the hill.Tess of the Storm Country
Grace Miller White
Tessie says she's eaten too many candies; her stomach does her pain.
By five o'clock Tessie thinks she'll throw up her job then and there.
So then Tessie is nearest to me in the whole factory, and Tessie is slow.
"And maybe your mother won't be so nice about it," added Tessie.The Jumble Book