Ancient Teutonic word meaning 'man with the big sword'. As a name it was usually bestowed upon clan leaders. The Hessel of a clan was privileged to have multiple wives, and was allowed to entertain the wives of other clan members at will in intercourse as part of his privileges.
'My wive is unable do the shopping today, she cannot walk due to the Hessel she received in her hut last night'
by Freddy3 August 09, 2006