noun, plural con·tes·se [kawn-tes-se] /kɔnˈtɛs sɛ/, English con·tes·sas. Italian.
Related Words for contesseking, monarch, emperor, czar, sultan, shah, girl, queen, adult, female, majesty, empress, mogul, kaiser, prince, baron, royal, sovereign, potentate, lord
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Best consult Dr. Contesse, though indeed he himself had a preventive of fever which never failed.
Haward lifted his head, and as Contesse passed him to set down the cup, caught him by the sleeve.
1819, from Italian contessa, from Medieval Latin cometissa (see countess).