verb (used with object)
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Origin of jess
Definition for jess (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for jess
As she stands complacently breakfasting on the fist, the jesses are grasped in the fingers of the left hand.
A couple of snips with a sharp pair of strong nail-scissors make a slit in the two jesses.
She is lifted on the grouse; the leash is passed through the jesses, and then she is hooded.The Catholic World; Volume I, Issues 1-6|E. Rameur
A falcon also, seated upon her perch, no sooner beheld him than she broke her jesses and flew out of the hall.Mediaeval Tales|Various
The one that held the falcon was covered with an embroidered leather glove, but the other was bare, holding a set of jesses.The Shadow of the East|E. M. Hull