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behoof

noun be·hoof \bi-ˈhüf, bē-\

Definition of BEHOOF

:  advantage, profit <for his own behoof>

Origin of BEHOOF

Middle English behof, from Old English behōf profit, need; akin to Old English hebban to raise — more at heave
First Known Use: before 12th century

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