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proffer
used in Henry IV, Part 1

2 uses
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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
  • You say true:— Why, what a candy deal of courtesy This fawning greyhound then did proffer me!
    1.3 — Act 1 Scene 3 — The Same. A Room in the Palace (83% in)
  • Now, when the lords and barons of the realm Perceived Northumberland did lean to him, The more and less came in with cap and knee; Met him in boroughs, cities, villages, Attended him on bridges, stood in lanes, Laid gifts before him, proffer'd him their oaths, Give him their heirs as pages, follow'd him Even at the heels in golden multitudes.
    4.3 — Act 4 Scene 3 — The Rebel Camp near Shrewsbury (64% in)

There are no more uses of "proffer" in Henry IV, Part 1.

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