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English definition of “doff”

doff

verb [T]     /dɒf/ US  /dɑːf/ old-fashioned
to remove your hat, usually to show respect → Compare don verbRemoving and getting rid of thingsTaking things away from someone or somewherePhysical gestures of respect
(Definition of doff verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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