noun, plural be·hooves [bih-hoovz]. /bɪˈhuvz/.
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And this virtue in a Christian man is exercised for the behoof of others, as well as for his own.The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Galatians|G. G. Findlay
If sages were ever wise in their own behoof, I might have foreseen all this.The Scarlet Letter|Nathaniel Hawthorne
All this, methinks, is for the behoof of clerks and ministers.Citation and Examination of William Shakspeare|Walter Savage Landor
Thus ‘liberavi animam meam’ for your behoof, as I am rightly bound to do in return for your Goodwill to me.Letters of Edward FitzGerald in Two Volumes|Edward FitzGerald
Leaving only a few light people to keep up the watch-fires and sentry-cries, for behoof of Daun!History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XIX. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle