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 for Fess point
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fess \Fess\, Fesse \Fesse\, n. [OF. fesse, faisse, F. fasce, fr.
     L. fascia band. See Fascia.] (Her.)
     A band drawn horizontally across the center of an escutcheon,
     and containing in breadth the third part of it; one of the
     nine honorable ordinaries.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Fess point (Her.), the exact center of the escutcheon. See
        Escutcheon.
        [1913 Webster]

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