Ness
Ness Ness, n. [AS. n[ae]s, ns; akin to Icel. nes, Sw. n["a]s, Dan. n[ae]s, and E. nose. [root] 261. See {Nose}.] A promontory; a cape; a headland. --Hakluyt. [1913 Webster]

Note: Ness is frequently used as a suffix in the names of places and promontories; as, Sheerness. [1913 Webster]


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