Proffer

Definition of Proffer

Prof´fer
v. t.1.To offer for acceptance; to propose to give; to make a tender of; as, to proffer a gift; to proffer services; to proffer friendship.
[imp. & p. p. Proffered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Proffering.]
I reck not what wrong that thou me profre.
- Chaucer.
2.To essay or attempt of one's own accord; to undertake, or propose to undertake.
n.1.An offer made; something proposed for acceptance by another; a tender; as, proffers of peace or friendship.
He made a proffer to lay down his commission.
- Clarendon.
2.Essay; attempt.

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