What does the word proffer mean?

Usage examples for proffer

  1. It was this spirit that foresaw your danger and this hand which delivered you from death, and- and would you refuse them now- when I, the Khania of Kaloon, proffer them to you? – Ayesha The Further History of She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed by H. Rider Haggard
  2. Yet Salem was precisely the place where this miserable proffer was spurned, in a tone of the most lofty self- respect and the most indignant patriotism. – Select Speeches of Daniel Webster by Daniel Webster
  3. " I have met Mr. Harding before," I say, as I proffer my hand to him. – Out of a Labyrinth by Lawrence L. Lynch