verb (used with object)
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Origin of cess1
Definition for cess (2 of 2)
noun Irish English Informal.
Origin of cess2
Example sentences from the Web for cess
This prompted many states, including Delhi, Odisha, Rajasthan, West Bengal, and Telangana, to announce a “coronavirus cess,” a huge markup that was to be paid over and above state taxes.The steep Covid-19 tax on liquor is forcing Indians to switch to cheaper brands|Manavi Kapur|July 21, 2020|Quartz
And frequently they were forced to pay quartering money for more men than were in reality “cessed on them.”The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. XXII (of 25)|Robert Louis Stevenson
And frequently they were forced to pay quartering money for more men than were in reality ‘cessed on them.’Lay Morals|Robert Louis Stevenson
British Dictionary definitions for cess (1 of 3)
- the obligation to provide the soldiers and household of the lord deputy with supplies at fixed prices
- any military exaction