Ness (?), n. [AS. naes, ns; akin to Icel. nes, Sw. nas, Dan. naes, and E. nose. &root; 261. See Nose.]

A promontory; a cape; a headland.

Hakluyt.

Ness is frequently used as a suffix in the names of places and promontories; as, Sheerness.

 

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