approof (n.) Old form(s): approofe
proven quality, undoubted character
AC III.ii.27[Caesar to Octavia] prove such a wife ... as my farthest band / Shall pass on thy approof
AW II.v.2[Lafew to Bertram, of Parolles] I hope your lordship thinks not him a soldier. [Bertram] Yes ... and of very valiant approof
SHAKESPEARE'S WORDS © 2018 DAVID CRYSTAL & BEN CRYSTAL