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


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lar·gess, Lar·gesse n.
 1. Liberality; generosity; bounty. [Obs.]
    Fulfilled of largesse and of all grace.   --Chaucer.
 2. A present; a gift; a bounty bestowed.
    The heralds finished their proclamation with their usual cry of =\“Largesse, largesse, gallant knights!” and gold and silver pieces were showered on them from the galleries.\=   --Sir W. Scott.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a gift or money given (as for service or out of
           benevolence); usually given ostentatiously [syn: largess]
      2: liberality in bestowing gifts; extremely liberal and
         generous of spirit [syn: munificence, largess, magnanimity,