[lahr-jes, lahr-jis] /lɑrˈdʒɛs, ˈlɑr dʒɪs/
generous bestowal of gifts.
the gift or gifts, as of money, so bestowed.
Obsolete. generosity; liberality.
the generous bestowal of gifts, favours, or money
the things so bestowed
generosity of spirit or attitude
also largess, “willingness to give or spend freely; munificence,” c.1200, from Old French largesse “a bounty, munificence,” from Vulgar Latin *largitia “abundance,” from Latin largus “abundant” (see large). In medieval theology, “the virtue whose opposite is avarice, and whose excess is prodigality” [“Middle English Dictionary”]. The Old French suffix -esse is from Latin -itia, added to adjectives to form nouns of quality (cf. duress, riches).
[lahr-jes, lahr-jis] /lɑrˈdʒɛs, ˈlɑr dʒɪs/ noun 1. generous bestowal of gifts. 2. the gift or gifts, as of money, so bestowed. 3. Obsolete. generosity; liberality.
[lahrj] /lɑrdʒ/ adjective, larger, largest. 1. of more than average size, quantity, degree, etc.; exceeding that which is common to a kind or class; big; great: a large house; a large number; in large measure; to a large extent. 2. on a great scale: a large producer of kitchen equipment. 3. of great scope or […]
- Large white
noun 1. Also called cabbage white. a large white butterfly, Pieris brassicae, with scanty black markings, the larvae of which feed on brassica leaves 2. (often capitals) a white large-bodied breed of pig commonly kept for pork, bacon, and for fattening
[lahr-get-oh] /lɑrˈgɛt oʊ/ Music. adjective, adverb 1. somewhat slow; not so slow as largo, but usually slower than andante. noun, plural larghettos. 2. a larghetto movement. /lɑːˈɡɛtəʊ/ adjective, adverb 1. to be performed moderately slowly noun (pl) -tos 2. a piece or passage to be performed in this way