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verb as in remove

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Ivory Coast is “The Elephants,” Nigeria “The Super Eagles,” but doff your cap to Cameroon: “The Indomitable Lions.”

Doff your shirt, and it can make you all-powerful, as it does Shane Carwin of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

Morgan Doff Reed College Class of 2010 “Morgan, say it slower and pronounce each word.”

There were rumors, too, that nuns might be permitted to doff their habits and move through the world like 'normal' people.

And feeding high, and living soft,Grew plump and able-bodied; Until the grave churchwarden doff'd,The parson smirk'd and nodded.

Daniel was obliged to doff his black coat and put on a blue one, made for a much smaller man, and then he appeared amongst us.

The task is now 12 doffs a day—each doff requiring a change of 208 bobbins.

Then, when it came my turn, I would doff my hat to the earth and beg pardon for continuing a comparatively futile existence.

With cheers of relief we were permitted to doff our bulky life belts.


On this page you'll find 25 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to doff, such as: discard, disrobe, peel, shed, shuck, and strip.

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