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proffer
used in Moby Dick

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Definition
to offer something
in various senses, including:
  • to hold something out for someone to take
  • to offer a suggestion for acceptance or rejection
  • to offer a good or service for sale
  • to offer a gift
  • to offer peace or friendship
  • And in August, high in air, the beautiful and bountiful horse-chestnuts, candelabra-wise, proffer the passer-by their tapering upright cones of congregated blossoms.
    Chapters 4-6 -- The Counter-Pane; Breakfast; The Street (96% in)

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