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doffer


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Doffer  \Doff"er\,  n. 
  1.  (Mach.)  A  revolving  cylinder,  or  a  vibrating  bar,  with 
  teeth,  in  a  carding  machine,  which  doffs,  or  strips  off 
  the  fiber  from  the  cards. 
 
  2.  (Spinning)  A  worker  who  replaces  full  bobbins  by  empty 
  ones  on  the  throstle  or  ring  frames. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Doffer  \Doff"er\,  n.  (Mach.) 
  A  revolving  cylinder,  or  a  vibrating  bar  with  teeth,  in  a 
  carding  machine,  which  doffs,  or  strips  off  the  cotton  from 
  the  cards.  --Ure.