Cesse

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Cesse ses (Spens.) Same as Cease.
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Usage

In literature:

Ship and boat, prince and prin-cess, and all the gay com-pa-ny that had set sail from France, went down to the bottom together.
"Fifty Famous Stories Retold" by James Baldwin
Thus the addition to the county cess in Lettermore is 10s.
"Disturbed Ireland" by Bernard H. Becker
Bad cess to you, do you think I've nothin' to do but plaze you?
"Stories of Comedy" by Various
An' it moight have been Rosy Delaney, bad cess to him!
"The Boy Land Boomer" by Ralph Bonehill
He ain't workin' at all, at all, bad cess to him, who ivver he is, fur I can't say him at all, at all!
"Young Tom Bowling" by J.C. Hutcheson
Covered cess-pools must have perfectly tight covers, and all openings must be screened.
"The Eugenic Marriage, Volume IV. (of IV.)" by Grant Hague
It'll drive himself out of the house maybe, bad cess to him, and him stayin' half the night.
"The Straw" by Eugene O'Neill
Delecresse had fallen into the open cess-pool of Tewkesbury Castle.
"Earl Hubert's Daughter" by Emily Sarah Holt
Bad cess to the Dootch scuts!
"The Reckoning" by Robert W. Chambers
Bad cess to them that put it in my mind to go gather up the full of my bag of horseshoes out of the forge.
"The Unicorn from the Stars and Other Plays" by William B. Yeats
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In poetry:

Fajah Rustum held his peace; lowered octroi dues a half;
Organised a State Police; purified the Civil Staff;
Settled cess and tax aftresh in a very liberal way;
Cut temptations of the flesh — also cut the Bukhshi's pay;
"The Legend of the Foreign Office" by Rudyard Kipling
Ye shall not see my strikers; ye shall hear them and guess.
By night, before the moon-rise, I will send for my cess,
And the wolf shall be your herdsman
By a landmark removed;
For the Karela, the bitter Karela,
Shall seed where ye loved!
"Mowgli's Song Against People" by Rudyard Kipling
How he disendowed the Gaol — stopped at once the City drain;
Turned to beauty fair and frail — got his senses back again;
Doubled taxes, cesses, all; cleared away each new-built thana;
Turned the two-lakh Hospital into a superb Zenana;
"The Legend of the Foreign Office" by Rudyard Kipling

In news:

It's official — the Newtown Creek is a federal cess pool.
Roger Ailes, chairman of Fox News, called the New York Times a 'cess pool of bias' while lecturing at Ohio University Monday night, but has since said he regrets using the language.
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In science:

Every child ti is pro2n−1 from all the cessed, and pairwise composition is used to compute a final te rm t′ intermediate results.
Typed Generic Traversal With Term Rewriting Strategies
Let D Œ E be any closed set such that D û ‹ IN . We fix a relatively open set S Œ D , and define SN ª S › IN . The set S is the region in space where laws of the pro cesses will converge, but we make slight use of D in the proof of Theorem 2.8.
Fluid Limits of Pure Jump Markov Processes: a Practical Guide
Korniss, “Diffusion pro cesses on power-law small-world networks ”, Phys.
Threshold-Controlled Global Cascading in Wireless Sensor Networks
Next, we compare the intermediate process to the modified pro cess observing that they are identical except that in the event that we run out of bins containing only blue balls the intermediate process stops, while the modified process carries on.
On the Solution-Space Geometry of Random Constraint Satisfaction Problems
Therefore, if the event in (8) occurs in the intermediate process it also occurs in the modified pro cess.
On the Solution-Space Geometry of Random Constraint Satisfaction Problems
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