the central point of an escutcheon.
[fes] /fɛs/ Verb phrases 1. fess up, Informal. to admit or concede, especially freely. /fɛs/ verb 1. (informal, mainly US) (intransitive) foll by up. to make a confession v. shortened form of confess, attested by 1840, American English. Related: Fessed; fesses; fessing. n. “white horizontal band across an escutcheon,” late 15c., from Old French faisce, […]
[fest] /fɛst/ noun 1. an assembly of people engaged in a common activity (often used in combination): filmfest; gabfest; love-fest; poetry fest. /fɛst/ noun 1. see -fest.
[fes-tuh] /ˈfɛs tə/ noun 1. a feast, festival, or holiday.
[fes-tl] /ˈfɛs tl/ adjective 1. pertaining to or befitting a feast, festival, holiday, or gala occasion. /ˈfɛstəl/ adjective 1. another word for festive adj. late 15c., from Middle French festal, from Late Latin festalis, from Latin festum “feast” (see feast (n.)).