/bes/, n.
a female given name, form of Elizabeth.

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  • Bess — may refer to:People *Elizabeth I (1533 1603), also known as Good Queen Bess *Elizabeth Bess Truman (1885 1920), First Lady of the United States and wife of Harry S. Truman *Elizabeth Raleigh (1565 1647), aka Bess or Elizabeth Throgmorton, wife of …   Wikipedia

  • Bess — f English: short form of ELIZABETH (SEE Elizabeth), in common use in the days of Queen Elizabeth I, who was known as ‘Good Queen Bess’. Pet forms: Bessie, Bessy …   First names dictionary

  • Bess [1] — Bess, engl. Abkürzung für Elizabeth (Elisabeth) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Bess [2] — Bess., bei Pflanzennamen Abkürzung für Wilhelm Besser, geb. 7. Juli 1784 in Innsbruck, starb als Direktor des botanischen Gartens in Kiew 11. Okt. 1842. Flora von Wolhynien, Podolien, Galizien …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Bess — [bes] n. a feminine name: see ELIZABETH1 …   English World dictionary

  • BESS — This article is about the physics experiment. For the US Navy school, see Basic Enlisted Sub School. For other uses of the word, see Bess. BESS is a particle physics experiment carried by a balloon. BESS stands for Balloon borne Experiment with… …   Wikipedia

  • Bess — Recorded as in England and Scotland as Bess, Besse, Bessey, Biss, Bisset, Bissett, and in France and Belgium as Bes, Bess, Besse, Bex, Bez, with diminutives including Besseau, Besset, Bessey, Bezou, Bezout, and collectives such as Bessiere,… …   Surnames reference

  • bess — ab·bess; bess; …   English syllables

  • Bess — noun A diminutive of the female given name Elizabeth. King Edward. Come hither, Bess, and let me kiss my boy. See Also: Bessie, Bessy …   Wiktionary

  • Bess — englische Koseform von → Elisabeth (Bedeutung: mein Gott ist vollkommen). Bekannt durch George Gershwins Oper »Porgy and Bess« …   Deutsch namen

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