from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An outgoing; an egress or exit
  • n. The act of giving up occupancy of property
  • n. An outgate; a cattle-gate

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An outgoing; the act of giving up occupancy of property.
  • n. An outgate; a cattle-gate.


From Middle English outgang, from Old English ūtgang ("an outgoing, exit"), from Proto-Germanic *ūt (“out”) + *gangaz (“a going”), equivalent to out- +‎ gang. Cognate with Dutch uitgang ("exit"), Old High German ūzgang (German Ausgang, "exit"). More at out, gang. (Wiktionary)


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