Definition of Proface

1. interj. Much good may it do you! -- a familiar salutation or welcome.



Definition of Proface

1. Interjection. (obsolete) Much good may it do you! — a familiar salutation or welcome. ¹

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Definition of Proface

1. may it profit you [interj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Proface

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proenkephalins
proenzyme
proenzymes
proepicardial
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proerythroblast
proestruses
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proface (current term)
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Literary usage of Proface

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1. The Anti-Jacobin Review and Magazine by John Boyd Thacher Collection (Library of Congress) (1808)
"The author had at first proposed to proface this Catalogue with fi " concise rev 11 w ot the present state of the Fine Arts in Kng- land," but he has ..."

2. The English Catalogue of Books by Sampson Low, Publishers' Circular, Sampson Low, Son and Marston (1882)
"... (PK) Printing for Amateurs: Guide to the Art of Printing, p. 8vo, Is 'Bazaar' Of. ...ЩО Kays of Sunlight for Dark Days, proface by CJ Vaughan, new edit. ..."

3. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"proface. Л familiar exclamation of welcome at a dinner, or other meal, equivalent to " much good may it do you;1' but from what language derived, ..."

4. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1872)
"proface. Л familiar exclamation of welcome at a dinner, or other meal, ... The Frenchman suya munge, proface, monsieur. Taylor uses it also in his own ..."

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