One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
In early use: the production or exhibition of a deed in a court of law; (subsequently) a formal allegation that a deed is produced in court. Especially in "to make profert of": to produce or allege the production of (a document, deed, etc.) in court.
Mid 18th century. From post-classical Latin profert.
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