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doffing


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Doff  \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 




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