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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Proffer \Prof"fer\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Proffered; p. pr. & vb. n. Proffering.] [OE. profren, proferen, F. prof['e]rer, fr. L. proferre to bring forth or forward, to offer; pro forward + ferre to bring. See Bear to produce.] 1. To offer for acceptance; to propose to give; to make a tender of; as, to proffer a gift; to proffer services; to proffer friendship. --Shak. [1913 Webster] I reck not what wrong that thou me profre. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. To essay or attempt of one's own accord; to undertake, or propose to undertake. [R.] --Milton. [1913 Webster]