• IPA: /ˈaʊtɡæŋ/

outgang (plural outgangs)

  1. An exit or egress.
    Is there any other outgang in this here building?
  2. The act of giving up occupancy of property.
  3. An outgate; a cattle-gate.
    • 1841, The history and antiquities of the seigniory of Holderness:
      Sit William Saunders, priest, gave as follows:—for the repair of the church windows, bridges for a church road, bell ropes, &c., church balke, [...] dam, and dam bridge, and outgang, [...] outgang between White Hall Close and Mill Hill Close [...]
    • 1896, Thomas Blashill, Sutton-in-Holderness: The manor, the berewic, and the village community:
      An ordinary outgang was a place where the cattle of a village assembled, when they were to be driven out together to ... This outgang seems to have run between the old enclosed lands and the southern part of the West Carr or Marsh [...]
    • 1902, Doncaster (England), A calendar to the records of the borough of Doncaster:
      A "bounder" of certain land belonging to the corporation of Doncaster in the occupation of John Lambe, minister of Rossington viz. a laithe or barn in the outgang next the town street, the upper outgang and the nether outgang, and land in the Church field, the Ing field and the Park field.
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