Having passed the "flats," the cotton is deposited by the cylinder on what is termed the doffer.
The large runner and the doffer require to be cleaned together.
She saw what it meant to be a doffer, a reeler, a silk-twister.
The doffer comb, a serrated metal plate the length of the rollers, removes the carded fibers from the last roller or doffer.
doffer, dof′ėr, n. the part of a carding-machine which strips the cotton from the cylinder when carded.
The tow is then removed from the brush by a doffer roller, from which it is finally removed by a doffing knife.