largess also largesse [lɑrˈdʒɛs, ˈlɑrdʒɪs] n.
1.) Liberality; generosity; bounty. [Obs.]
2.) A present; a gift; a bounty bestowed (Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary).
Etymology: Middle English largesse, from Old French, from large, generous, from Latin largus.
"Kim slunk away, his teeth in the bread, and, as he expected, he found a small wad of folded tissue-paper wrapped in oilskin, with three silver rupeesenormous largesse. He smiled and thrust money and paper into his leather amulet-case." (Kim, Rudyard Kipling, 1901).