[kawn-tes-sah; English kuh n-tes-uh]
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Examples from the Web for contesse
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.
Word Origin and History for contesse
1819, from Italian contessa, from Medieval Latin cometissa (see countess).
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