BEHOOF. As a word of discourse, Signifies need, (egestas, necessitas,
indigentia.) It comes from behoove, (Sax. behoven,) to need or have need of.
In a secondary sense, which is the law sense of the word, it signifies use,
service, profit, advantage, (interesse, opus.) It occurs in conveyances of
land in fee simple.advantage
, world of good