Meaning of cess

cess

Pronunciation: (ses), [key]
— n.
  1. a tax, assessment, or lien.
  2. (in Scotland) a land tax.
  3. (in Ireland) a military assessment.
  4. (in India) an import or sales tax on a commodity.
—v.t.
  1. to tax; assess.

cess

Pronunciation: (ses), [key]
— n. Irish Eng. Informal.
  1. luck (usually used in the expression bad cess to): Bad cess to them!
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