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1. Emma (Hart), 1787–1870, U.S. educator and poet.
2. Frances Elizabeth Caroline, 1839–98, U.S. educator, reformer, and author.
3. Jess, 1883–1968, U.S. boxer: world heavyweight champion 1915–19.
4. a male given name: from Germanic words meaning “hardy” and “will.”
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.