- a teacher.
Origin of fess3
Examples from the Web for fessor
Historical Examples of fessor
I believe it began that very night Fessor put me in the basket.
Fessor laughed at me and said: “You poor, scared little thing!”
The Fessor now tells the pathetic remainder of the interesting tale.
By the side of the desk, on the left, was a great tall case full of what the Fessor called books.
But sometimes that bothering old pen annoyed me, and I would seize it in my bill as Fessor made it scratch on the paper.
- (intr foll by up) informal, mainly US to make a confession
Word Origin for fess
shortened form of confess, attested by 1840, American English. Related: Fessed; fesses; fessing.
"white horizontal band across an escutcheon," late 15c., from Old French faisce, from Latin fascia (see fasces).