KJV Dictionary Definition: jess


JESS, n. Short straps of leather tied round the legs of a hawk, by which she is held on the fist.

1. A ribbon that hangs down from a garland or crown in falconry.


JES'SE, n. A large brass candlestick branched into many sconces, hanging down in the middle of a church or choir.


JESS'ED, a. Having jesses on; a term in heraldry.