Definition of Jess

1. n. A short strap of leather or silk secured round the leg of a hawk, to which the leash or line, wrapped round the falconer's hand, was attached when used. See Illust. of Falcon.



Definition of Jess

1. Proper noun. A short form of the male given name Jesse. ¹

2. Proper noun. A short form of the female given name Jessica. ¹

3. Noun. (context: falconry) A short strap fastened around the leg of a bird used in falconry, to which a leash may be fastened. ¹

4. Verb. (context: falconry) To fasten a strap around the leg of a hawk. ¹

5. Noun. A compact coal-like, velvet-black mineral, with a polish making it fit for use in jewelry. ¹

6. Noun. A very dark, velvety black shade. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Jess

1. to fasten straps around the legs of a hawk [v -ED, -ING, -ES]

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