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sess

(sɛs)
n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) dialect an impost or tax
vb (tr)
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) archaic to assess (how much tax is owed); to impose (a tax); to tax or impose a tax on (someone)
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Noun1.sess - street names for marijuanasess - street names for marijuana    
cannabis, ganja, marihuana, marijuana - the most commonly used illicit drug; considered a soft drug, it consists of the dried leaves of the hemp plant; smoked or chewed for euphoric effect
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A great eagerness to open the door of life to the boy, who had been her pupil and who she thought might pos- sess a talent for the understanding of life, had pos- session of her.
Th' general, he ses he is goin' t' take th' hull cammand of th' 304th when we go inteh action, an' then he ses we'll do sech fightin' as never another one reg'ment done.
She ses to me she ses 'are you the boy at the inkwhich?
I see ye coming-to, and I ses to my poor self, "I'll have another ready for him, and he'll bear in mind the market price of opium, and pay according.
Though Napoleon at that time, in 1812, was more convinced than ever that it depended on him, verser (ou ne pas verser) le sang de ses peuples*- as Alexander expressed it in the last letter he wrote him- he had never been so much in the grip of inevitable laws, which compelled him, while thinking that he was acting on his own volition, to perform for the hive life- that is to say, for history- whatever had to be performed.
Il y va du bonheur et de l'existence d'Anne et de ses enfants.
She sent me to see why Lizy didn't come to dress her; and when I telled her she was off, she jest ris up, and ses she, `The Lord be praised;' and Mas'r, he seemed rael mad, and ses he, `Wife, you talk like a fool.
Le coeur a ses raisons que la raison ne connait pas.
She says, `Once when I was givin' th' children a bit of a preach after they'd been fightin' I ses to 'em all, "When I was at school my jography told as th' world was shaped like a orange an' I found out before I was ten that th' whole orange doesn't belong to nobody.
Pour moi," she continued, "il me fait tout l'effet d'un chat-huant, avec ses besicles.