Cess vs Cessor - What's the difference?

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In obsolete|lang=en terms the difference between cess and cessor

is that cess is (obsolete) to cease; to neglect while cessor is (obsolete) one who determined the amount of a cess; an assessor.

As nouns the difference between cess and cessor

is that cess is (british|ireland) an assessed tax or cess can be (rail transport) the area along either side of a railroad track which is kept at a lower level than the sleeper bottom, in order to provide drainage while cessor is (legal) in english law, one who is dilatory, negligent, and delinquent in his duty or service, and who thereby incurred the danger of the law, and was liable to have the writ of cessavit brought against him.

As a verb cess

is (british|ireland) to levy a or cess can be (obsolete) to cease; to neglect.

cess

English

(wikipedia cess)

Alternative forms

* Cess

Etymology 1

Shortened form of assess, spelled by analogy with census and other Latinate words.

Noun

(es)
  • (British, Ireland) An assessed tax.
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  • (British, Ireland, informal) Luck
  • (obsolete) Bound; measure.
  • * Shakespeare
  • The poor jade is wrung in the withers out of all cess .

    Verb

  • (British, Ireland) To levy a .
  • * '>citation
  • Derived terms
    * bad cess
    See also
    * cease * cessation

    Etymology 2

    Possibly from an archaic dialect word meaning "bog".

    Noun

    (es)
  • (rail transport) The area along either side of a railroad track which is kept at a lower level than the sleeper bottom, in order to provide drainage.
  • Derived terms
    * cess path * cess heave

    See also

    * cesspool * cesspit

    Etymology 3

    (etyl) cesser. See cease.

    Verb

  • (obsolete) To cease; to neglect.
  • (Spenser)
    (Webster 1913)

    Anagrams

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    cessor

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (legal) In English law, one who is dilatory, negligent, and delinquent in his duty or service, and who thereby incurred the danger of the law, and was liable to have the writ of cessavit brought against him.
  • (obsolete) One who determined the amount of a cess; an assessor.
  • References

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