- present participle of outgive
1836, Ebenezer Erkine, Donald Fraser, The Whole Works of the Rev. Ebenezer Erskine, Minister of the Gospel at Stirling, W. S. & A. Young, page 248:
- O sirs, grace is not for inholding, but for outgiving; grace could not be grace if it were otherwise.
outgiving (plural outgivings)
- Something given out or emitted.