Doffing
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. [1913 Webster]

And made us doff our easy robes of peace. -- Shak. [1913 Webster]

At night, or in the rain, He dons a surcoat which he doffs at morn. -- Emerson. [1913 Webster]

2. To strip; to divest; to undress. [1913 Webster]

Heaven's King, who doffs himself our flesh to wear. -- Crashaw. [1913 Webster]


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