from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Foolishly liberal.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Foolishly liberal; improvident.
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And as well as ye would eschew to be called an avaricious man or a chinch, as well should ye keep you and govern you in such wise, that men call you not fool-large; therefore, saith Tullius: The goods of thine house should not be hid nor kept so close, but that they might be opened by pity and debonnairety, that is to say, to give