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Meaning of DOFF

Pronunciation:  dâf

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  remove; "He doffed his hat"
 

DOFF is a 4 letter word that starts with D.

 

 See Also: take off

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Doff\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Doffed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Doffing}.] [Do + off. See {Do}, v. t., 7.]
    1. To put off, as dress; to divest one's self of; hence,
       figuratively, to put or thrust away; to rid one's self of.
    
             And made us doff our easy robes of peace. -- Shak.
    
             At night, or in the rain, He dons a surcoat which he
             doffs at morn.                        -- Emerson.
    
    2. To strip; to divest; to undress.
    
             Heaven's King, who doffs himself our flesh to wear.
                                                   -- Crashaw.
    
    
  2. \Doff\, v. i.
    To put off dress; to take off the hat.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: cast off, detach, disengage, douse, drop, free, liberate, loose, loosen, put off, release, remove, slip out of, step out of, take off, throw off, unbar, unbind, unbolt, unbuckle, unbutton, unchain, unclasp, undo, unfasten, unfetter, unglue, unlace, unlatch, unleash, unlock, unloose, unloosen, unstick, unstrap, untie, unwrap, weigh anchor
 

 

 

 

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