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English definition of “doff your hat to sb/sth”

doff your hat to sb/sth

literary
to show respect to someone or something: The song doffs its hat to the best soul traditions.
(Definition of doff your hat to sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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