Approof Ap*proof", n. [See {Approve}, and {Proof}.] 1. Trial; proof. [Archaic] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. Approval; commendation. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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  • approof — ap·proof …   English syllables

  • approof — aˈprüf, əˈ noun ( s) Etymology: from approve (I), after English prove: proof 1. archaic : trial …   Useful english dictionary

  • ap|proof — «uh PROOF», noun. Archaic. 1. approval: »The self same tongue, Either of condemnation or approof (Shakespeare). 2. proof. ╂[< Old French aprove < aprover approve < Latin approbāre; see etym. under approbate (Cf. ↑approbate)] …   Useful english dictionary

  • apprefe — variant of approof, Obs., proof …   Useful english dictionary

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