Behoof

Be*hoof"

(), n. [OE. to bihove for the use of, AS. behf advantage, a word implied in behflc necessary; akin to Sw. behof, Dan. behov, G. behuf, and E. heave, the root meaning to seize, hence the meanings "to hold, make use of." See Heave, v. t.] Advantage; profit; benefit; interest; use.
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No mean recompense it brings
To your behoof.
Milton.
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