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And feeding high, and living soft,Grew plump and able-bodied; Until the grave churchwarden doff'd,The parson smirk'd and nodded.
THE BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
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 SHEEPFOLD AND THE COMMON, VOL. II (OF 2)TIMOTHY EAST
The task is now 12 doffs a day—each doff requiring a change of 208 bobbins.
MAKING BOTH ENDS MEETSUE AINSLIE CLARK AND EDITH WYATT
Then, when it came my turn, I would doff my hat to the earth and beg pardon for continuing a comparatively futile existence.
THE O'RUDDYSTEPHEN CRANE
With cheers of relief we were permitted to doff our bulky life belts.
COMPANY B, 307TH INFANTRYJULIUS KLAUSNER
He knew that to-morrow he must doff his honors and be as he had been before.
CONTRARY MARYTEMPLE BAILEY
A right instinct sent him tiptoe over his lawn, another made him doff his mortarboard.
REST HARROWMAURICE HEWLETT
English Wat, attend me alone, and the rest of you end your revelry, and doff your mumming habits.
THE FAIR MAID OF PERTHSIR WALTER SCOTT
Perhaps the word "doff" or the first syllable of Boston, when properly pronounced, gives the right impression.
GREAT SINGERS ON THE ART OF SINGINGJAMES FRANCIS COOKE
Road-makers are at work cutting stones or repairing here and there; they doff their faded berrets in greeting.
A MIDSUMMER DRIVE THROUGH THE PYRENEESEDWIN ASA DIX
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