a short strap fastened around the leg of a hawk and attached to the leash.
to put jesses on (a hawk).
How to use jess in a sentence
If jess does respond and the thread continues without you keeping track, you may get lost and end up sending an unnecessary followup email.I used Google Tasks to turn my Gmail inbox into a to-do list, and now nobody can stop me | John Kennedy | June 15, 2021 | Popular-Science
If you have a lot of tasks and leave yourself a reminder to “follow up if jess doesn’t respond,” for the next week, there’s nothing on the thread itself that indicates exactly when you linked it to a task.I used Google Tasks to turn my Gmail inbox into a to-do list, and now nobody can stop me | John Kennedy | June 15, 2021 | Popular-Science
To see her go that way, cut off and alone, no hugs or kisses, has left a hole, for her and jess both.A small town in denial comes face to face with the virus | Will Englund | February 26, 2021 | Washington Post
Short resolved to find a place closer to where she and jess lived.A small town in denial comes face to face with the virus | Will Englund | February 26, 2021 | Washington Post
Previously managing editor, Europe for Digiday, jess returns to us in a different role and focus — she formerly covered media, programmatic and data privacy.Digiday Media makes new additions to both editorial and business teams | Mike Madarasz | November 16, 2020 | Digiday
But she surprised the test pilots—there were three, the chief test pilot Jack Waddell, Wygle and jess Wallick.
“The progressive movement knows how critical adding more Democratic women to our government is,” said spokeswoman jess McIntosh.
I met Ned 10 years ago when we were all living together—him, jess, and I—out in L.A., and Ned had been writing this.Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy on 'Eleanor Rigby,' First Heartbreak, and Robin Williams | Marlow Stern | September 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Chastain: No, but jess [Weixler] told me you had some wild night out with dancing?Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy on 'Eleanor Rigby,' First Heartbreak, and Robin Williams | Marlow Stern | September 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
You were also on a great episode of New Girl where the gang plays “True American” and Nick and jess kiss.Brooklyn Decker on Her ‘Horrible’ Modeling Experiences, Marriage, and Cracking Hollywood | Marlow Stern | April 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
jess had been used to these unpleasant occasions ever since she was a very little girl.
But, as jess had told her mother, that blue party dress had become impossible.
Just then jess was aroused from her brown 15 study by hearing somebody calling breathlessly after her.
But to herself jess Morse thought: And it would mean the difference, for mother and me, between penury and independence!
Thank you, Griff, jess heard herself saying to the younger Vandergriff, as he packed her modest order in the basket.
British Dictionary definitions for jess
a short leather strap, one end of which is permanently attached to the leg of a hawk or falcon while the other can be attached to a leash
(tr) to put jesses on (a hawk or falcon)
- jessed, adjective
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