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Definition of the verb doff

What does doff mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: doffed | doffing | doffs

  1. remove
    • example: He doffed his hat
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - being] [Verb] [Theme]She always wears purple dresses

      Verbs of Grooming and Bodily Care (with the same syntax): don, wear.

    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • more generic term: take off = remove clothes

Alternative definition of the verb doff


  1. To remove a hat as a greeting or mark of respect.
  2. To remove or take off, especially of clothing.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for doff

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Google previewRapid Prototyping Software for Avionics Systems (2014)

Model-oriented Approaches for Complex Systems Certification by Nicolas Larrieu, Antoine Varet

Therefore, Doff is the distribution of the time intervals between the beginning of the flows and Don is the distribution of the length of the flows. ATSC, AOC and AAC flows already exist and exclusively use the UDP transport protocol [BEN 12].

Google previewA Glossary and Etymological Dictionary of Obsolete and Uncommon Words, Antiquated Phrases and Proverbs Illustrative of Early English Literature (1834)

by William Toone

DoFF, to do off, to put off; particularly applied to dress. It is sometimes spelt daff. - Doff this habit. TAMING of A Shrew. You have deeeiv'd our-trust, And made us doff our easy robes of peace. 1 PART K. HEN. Iv. 1 would have daff'd all other ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

DOFF, v.a. From do off. To put off dress; to shift: divest; delay. You have deceived our trust, And made us doff our easy robes of peace, To crush our old limbs in ungentle steel. Shakspeare. Henry IV. Your eye in Scotland Would create soldiers, ...

Google previewDictionary of Phrase and Fable (1905)

Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of Common Phrases, Allusions, and Words that Have a Tale to Tell by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer

Doff is do-off, as " Doff your hat." So Don is do-on, as " Don your clothes." Dup is do-up, as " Dup the door " (q.v.). " Doff thy harness, youth . . . And tempt not yet the brushes of the'war." Shakespeare : Trollus and Creeaida, v. 3. Dog. This long ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of English Inflected Words, with the Syllabication of All the Words According to a System Founded on Well-defined Principles (1877)

And the System of Syllabication as Applied to Poetry and the Scansion of Verse. Forming Part II of The Handy English Word Book by James Stormonth

doff v., ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Shakespeare Words (2011)

by BookCaps, BookCaps Study Guides Staff

Doff - (DOFF) to remove and castaway. Usually it refers to clothing, meaning to take off an outfit ...

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Quotes about doff

The natural death we each night undergo
Should teach us that our passing's but a sleep,
Which we beyond the body's shadow may,
Even as a garment of the day we doff,
Put off for ever, being then no more
Nor less, indeed, than we have been before. (Robert Crawford)
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Scrabble value of D2O1F4F4

The value of this 4-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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