- a tool for holding gemstones for cutting or polishing.
Origin of dop
1690–1700; < Dutch: shell, pod, cover
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Examples from the Web for dop
The Dop Doctor had sold all the tools of his trade years before.
The smouldering glow in the Dop Doctor's eyes had been fanned into a fire.
His name was upon her lips, when she saw the Dop Doctor sleeping in his chair.
The hut (dop) of the Elder is the centre around which all the others are erected.
There is no furniture or other sort of household goods in the Sakai's dop.
- a tot or small drink, usually alcoholic
- to fail to reach the required standard in (an examination, course, etc)
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