Definition of Impresse
1. impresa [n -S] - See also: impresa
Lexicographical Neighbors of Impresse
Literary usage of Impresse
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions of Old English by Egerton Brydges (1815)
"The Worthy Tract of Paulas Jovius, containing a Discourse of rare inventions, both military and amorous, called impresse ; whereunto is added a Preface ..."
2. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1889)
"... it is ordered, that the said vessells and persons by him sent shall be & hereby are exempted from impresse upon any of the country* imploy; ..."
3. The Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut [1636-1776] by Connecticut, Connecticut General Assembly, Connecticut Council, James Hammond Trumbull, Connecticut Council of Safety, Charles Jeremy Hoadly (1868)
"... Capt"s appointed to impresse souldiers, &c. It is ordered and enacted by this Assembly: That the captains or other officers ..."