Definition of Gesses
1. gesse [v] - See also: gesse
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gesses
Literary usage of Gesses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Memoirs of a Life, Chiefly Passed in Pennsylvania, Within the Last Sixty by Alexander Graydon (1811)
"... I prevailed upon the bur* gesses to present an address to the president, which I sketched out, and which, from the cordiality of the answer, ..."
2. Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys by Samuel Pepys, Richard Griffin Braybrooke, John Smith (1867)
"... them to the charge of sending up Bur- gesses; which is a very extraordinary thing to me, that knew not'this, but thought that the number had been known, ..."