noun[usually in place names]
- A headland or promontory: Orford NessMore example sentences
- The legend was that as the old church in Ashland-the ‘Old White Church’ was no longer in use, its windows would make-do for the Holder ness Church.
Old English næs, perhaps reinforced in Middle English by Old Norse nes; related to Old English nasu 'nose'.
More definitions of nessDefinition of ness in:
- The US English dictionary