largess[lär-zhĕsˈ, -jĕsˈ, lärˈjĕsˌ]
largess definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- a. Liberality in bestowing gifts, especially in a lofty or condescending manner.b. Money or gifts bestowed.
- Generosity of spirit or attitude.
Origin: Middle English largesse, from Old French, from large, generous, from Latin largus.
Variant of largesse
- generous giving, as from a patron
- a gift or gifts given in a generous, or sometimes showy or patronizing, way
- nobility of spirit
Origin: Middle English largesse ; from Old French ; from large, large