L'ARGE, a larj. [Latin largus; Gr. wide, copious, and perhaps with floor.]
1. Big; of great size; bulky; as a large body; a large horse or ox; a large mountain; a large tree; a large ship.
2. Wide; extensive; as a large field or plain; a large extent of territory.
3. Extensive or populous; containing many inhabitants; as a large city or town.
4. Abundant; plentiful; ample; as a large supply of provisions.
5. Copious; diffusive.
I might be very large on the importance and advantages of education.
6. In seamen's language, the wind is large when it crosses the line of a ship's course in a favorable direction, particularly on the beam or quarter.
7. Wide; consisting of much water; as a large river.
8. Liberal; of a great amount; as a large donation.
1. At large without restraint or confinement; as, to go at large; to be left at large
2. Diffusely; fully; in the full extent; as, to discourse on a subject at large
L'ARGE, noun Formerly, a musical note equal to four breves.