What does the word outing mean?

Usage examples for outing

  1. Hal asked him about the day's outing, wondering not a little at his manner. – Winding Paths by Gertrude Page
  2. If I'm able to show you where to put your finger on three 'undred pounds when you come 'ome it'll be the cheapest outing you have ever 'ad. – Ship's Company, The Entire Collection by W.W. Jacobs
  3. The King's Palace is where we are going on our first outing. – The Bells of San Juan by Jackson Gregory