Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
- proffre (obsolete)
proffer (plural proffers)
- An offer made; something proposed for acceptance by another; a tender; as, proffers of peace or friendship.
- Essay; attempt.
- To offer for acceptance; to propose to give; to make a tender of; as, to proffer a gift; to proffer services; to proffer friendship.
- To essay or attempt of one’s own accord; to undertake, or propose to undertake.
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- proffer in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- proffer in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
- proffer at OneLook Dictionary Search
- Indefinite plural of proff.