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largess

or lar·gesse

[ lahr-jes, lahr-jis ]
/ lɑrˈdʒɛs, ˈlɑr dʒɪs /
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Definition of largess

noun
generous bestowal of gifts.
the gift or gifts, as of money, so bestowed.
Obsolete. generosity; liberality.
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Origin of largess

1175–1225; Middle English largesse<Old French; see large, -ice

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH largess

large, largess
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