doffer

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From doff

NounEdit

doffer (plural doffers)

  1. (textile manufacturing) A revolving cylinder, or a vibrating bar with teeth, in a carding machine, which doffs, or strips off, the cotton or fiber from the cards.
  2. A worker who replaces full bobbins by empty ones on the throstle or ring frames.

Derived termsEdit

  • doffer shaft
  • ring doffer

Related termsEdit

  • doffing comb

ReferencesEdit

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

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PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

doffer

  1. Comparative form of dof

NounEdit

doffer m (plural doffers, diminutive doffertje n, feminine duif or duivin)

  1. male dove, a cock pigeon

SynonymsEdit

Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 18:32