Fressed vs Fessed - What's the difference?
As verbs the difference between fressed and fessed
is that fressed
) while fessed
To eat without restraint; eat heartily.
From (confess), by shortening
To confess; to admit.
(heraldiccharge) A horizontal band across the middle of the shield.
* 1892 , Arthur Conan Doyle, ‘The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor’, Norton 2005 p.294:
* 2009 , Hilary Mantel, Wolf Hall , Fourth Estate 2010, p. 420:
- 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.
- 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 .