What does the word outlay mean?

Usage examples for outlay

  1. Sez I, " Who is it that you are willin' to make such a extraordinary outlay for?" – Samantha at the World's Fair by Marietta Holley
  2. You will not forget, at the same time, Mr. Greifmann, that our very extraordinary undertaking will necessitate greater than ordinary outlay. – The Progressionists, and Angela. by Conrad von Bolanden