Fressed vs Fessed - What's the difference?

fressed | fessed |


As verbs the difference between fressed and fessed

is that fressed is (fress) while fessed is (fess).

fressed

English

Verb

(head)
  • (fress)

  • fress

    English

    Verb

    (es)
  • To eat without restraint; eat heartily.
  • Synonyms

    * (l) ----

    fessed

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (fess)

  • fess

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (confess), by shortening

    Verb

    (es)
  • To confess; to admit.
  • Derived terms
    * fess up English clippings

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl)

    Alternative forms

    * fesse

    Noun

    (es)
  • (heraldiccharge) A horizontal band across the middle of the shield.
  • * 1892 , Arthur Conan Doyle, ‘The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor’, Norton 2005 p.294:
  • Lord Robert Walsingham de Vere St. Simon, second son of the Duke of Balmoral—Hum! Arms: Azure, three caltrops in chief over a fess sable.
  • * 2009 , Hilary Mantel, Wolf Hall , Fourth Estate 2010, p. 420:
  • The space where the arms of Wolsey used to be is being repainted with his own newly granted arms: azure, on a fess between three lions rampant or, a rose gules, barbed vert, between two Cornish choughs proper .