fess fess  /ˈfɛs/


  • (n) (heraldry) an ordinary consisting of a broad horizontal band across a shield


  1. Perhaps more time should be devoted to studying the factors that inspire such behavior, rather than the various ways teens fess up to it be it online or off.
  2. Look at Amazon, which since 2004 has urged anonymous reviewers to fess up to their real names, lest authors be tempted to review their own books.
  3. Come on now Richard, fess up.


  1. SummerFess Celebration Kicks-Off this August

    SummerFess, a two-day wine and food festival hosted by Fess Parker Winery, has been announced for August 16th and 17th, 2013.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Santa Barbara Independent

  2. Joyce's 'Ulysses' adapted into two-hander 'Gibraltar'

    Time to fess up. You never did get around to reading James Joyce’s epic-length “Ulysses,” did you? You meant to, but something else always came up . . . like life. Fortunately, Patrick Fitzgerald manages to partially fill the gap with “Gibraltar,” his two-person adaptation of the literary masterpiece. Well, not the...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: New York Post

  3. Recent

    A faded Texas flag flies over the Fess Parker Inn in Los Olivos, a wine lovers destination east of Santa Barbara. Parker was born in Texas and considered this place to be a Texas embassy.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Easy Reader


  1. "I think that if you did do performance-enhancing drugs, you need to come clean and put an end to this," Gossage said. "Just fess up."
    on Jan 8, 2008 By: Goose Gossage Source: ESPN

  2. "The doctor said, 'Why didn't you tell me? I never would have prescribed you that,'" said Levine, who now realizes how easily he could have overdosed and died. "For the future, I will always 'fess up."
    on Nov 7, 2006 By: Michael E. Levine Source: Christian Post

  3. "I ask Senator Craig to help us all by doing the right thing: Fess up to God and man, step aside and seek help," said the Rev. Rob Schenck, president of a conservative religious group, Faith and Action.
    on Aug 29, 2007 By: Rob Schenck Source: Forbes

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