a sturdy long-bodied short-legged variety of terrier with a wavy grey or light brown coat
forming mats; growing in dense tufts. adjective a variant spelling (esp US) of caespitose
British. a tax, assessment, or lien. (in Scotland) a land tax. (in Ireland) a military assessment. (in India) an import or sales tax on a commodity. British. to tax; assess. luck (usually used in the expression bad cess to): Bad cess to them! noun (Brit) any of several special taxes, such as a land tax […]
a temporary or complete stopping; discontinuance: a cessation of hostilities. noun a ceasing or stopping; discontinuance; pause: temporary cessation of hostilities n. mid-15c., cessacyoun “interruption, abdication,” from Latin cessationem (nominative cessatio) “a delaying, ceasing, tarrying,” noun of action from past participle stem of cessare “delay” (see cease (n.)).