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 for outing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Outing \Out"ing\, n.
     1. The act of going out; an airing; an excursion; as, a
        summer outing.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. A feast given by an apprentice when he is out of his time.
        [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a journey taken for pleasure; "many summer excursions to
           the shore"; "it was merely a pleasure trip"; "after
           cautious sashays into the field" [syn: excursion,
           jaunt, outing, junket, pleasure trip, expedition,
      2: a day devoted to an outdoor social gathering [syn: field
         day, outing, picnic]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  29 Moby Thesaurus words for "outing":
     campaign, circuit, course, excursion, expedition, grand tour,
     jaunt, journey, junket, package tour, peregrination, pilgrimage,
     pleasure trip, progress, ride, round trip, roundabout,
     rubberneck tour, run, safari, sally, shoot, spin, stalk, tour,
     trek, trip, turn, voyage

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