Definition of Behoofs

1. Noun. (plural of behoof) ¹



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Definition of Behoofs

1. behoof [n] - See also: behoof

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Behoofs

behoite
behold
beholde
beholden
beholden(p)
beholdenness
beholder
beholders
beholdest
beholdeth
beholding
beholdingness
beholds
behoney
behoof
behoofs (current term)
behoovable
behoove
behooved
behooveful
behooves
behoovest
behooveth
behooving
behope
behorn
behote
behotes
behoting
behove

Literary usage of Behoofs

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1. The Reports of Sir Edward Coke, Knt.: In Thirteen Parts by John Henry Thomas, John Farquhar Fraser, Robert Philip Tyrwhitt, Edward Coke (1826)
"... limited, mentioned, or should be directed, and unto none other use, uses, behoofs, intents, or purposes, that is to say, of and in the aforesaid manor ..."

2. A Complete System of Pleading: Comprehending the Most Approved Precedents by John Wentworth, George Townesend, James Cornwall (1798)
"... to the ufes and behoofs in die faid plea in that behalf mentioned, and dut by virtue and by force of die ..."

3. Censura Literaria: Containing Titles, Abstracts, and Opinions of Old English by Egerton Brydges (1815)
"... that when they come to answere M. Doctor, they must needes say something that hath been spoken. Compiled for the behoofs Sf overthrow of the Parsons, ..."

4. The Observer: Being a Collection of Moral, Literary and Familiar Essays by Richard Cumberland (1817)
"If love be folly, as the behoofs would prove, The man must lose his wits who falls in lore; Deny him love, you doom the wretch to death. ..."

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