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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Jes·se /ˈʤɛsi/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Jes·se n.  Any representation or suggestion of the genealogy of Christ, in decorative art; as: (a) A genealogical tree represented in stained glass. (b) A candlestick with many branches, each of which bears the name of some one of the descendants of Jesse; -- called also  tree of Jesse.
 Jesse window Arch., a window of which the glazing and tracery represent the tree of Jesse.

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    firm, or a gift, a son of Obed, the son of Boaz and Ruth (Ruth
    4:17, 22; Matt. 1:5, 6; Luke 3:32). He was the father of eight
    sons, the youngest of whom was David (1 Sam. 17:12). The phrase
    "stem of Jesse" is used for the family of David (Isa. 11:1), and
    "root of Jesse" for the Messiah (Isa. 11:10; Rev. 5:5). Jesse
    was a man apparently of wealth and position at Bethlehem (1 Sam.
    17:17, 18, 20; Ps. 78:71). The last reference to him is of
    David's procuring for him an asylum with the king of Moab (1
    Sam. 22:3).

From: Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (late 1800's)

 Jesse, gift; oblation; one who is