[ dof-er, daw-fer ]
/ ˈdɒf ər, ˈdɔ fər /


a person or thing that doffs.
  1. a wire-clothed roller on a carding machine, especially the roller to which the carded fibers are transferred from the cylinder and then prepared for conversion into sliver.
  2. any roller that removes the fibers from another roller.

Origin of doffer

First recorded in 1815–25; doff + -er1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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