Webster's Writer's Dictionary


Doff [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. And made us doff our easy robes of peace. Shak. At night, or in the rain, He dons a surcoat which he doffs at morn. Emerson.

2. To strip; to divest; to undress. Heaven's King, who doffs himself our flesh to wear. Crashaw.



To put off dress; to take off the hat.