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dop

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noun
  1. a tool for holding gemstones for cutting or polishing.
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Origin of dop

1690–1700; < Dutch: shell, pod, cover

D.O.P.

Photography.
  1. developing-out paper.
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Examples from the Web for dop

Historical Examples

  • The Dop Doctor had sold all the tools of his trade years before.

    The Dop Doctor

    Clotilde Inez Mary Graves

  • The smouldering glow in the Dop Doctor's eyes had been fanned into a fire.

    The Dop Doctor

    Clotilde Inez Mary Graves

  • His name was upon her lips, when she saw the Dop Doctor sleeping in his chair.

    The Dop Doctor

    Clotilde Inez Mary Graves

  • There is no furniture or other sort of household goods in the Sakai's dop.

    My Friends the Savages

    Giovanni Battista Cerruti

  • The hut (dop) of the Elder is the centre around which all the others are erected.

    My Friends the Savages

    Giovanni Battista Cerruti


British Dictionary definitions for dop

dop

noun
  1. a tot or small drink, usually alcoholic
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verb dops, dopping or dopped
  1. to fail to reach the required standard in (an examination, course, etc)
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Word Origin

Afrikaans
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