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Meaning of FESS

Pronunciation:  fes

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (heraldry) an ordinary consisting of a broad horizontal band across a shield
 

FESS is a 4 letter word that starts with F.

 

 Synonyms: fesse
 
 See Also: ordinary

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Fess\, Fesse \Fesse\, n. [OF. fesse, faisse, F. fasce, fr.
L. fascia band. See {Fascia}.] (Her.)
A band drawn horizontally across the center of an escutcheon,
and containing in breadth the third part of it; one of the
nine honorable ordinaries.

{Fess point} (Her.), the exact center of the escutcheon. See
   {Escutcheon}.

 

 

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