a tool for holding gemstones for cutting or polishing.
Origin of dop
1690–1700; < Dutch: shell, pod, cover
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
Examples from the Web for dop
Historical Examples of 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.
There is no furniture or other sort of household goods in the Sakai's dop.
The hut (dop) of the Elder is the centre around which all the others are erected.
British Dictionary definitions for dop
a tot or small drink, usually alcoholic
verb dops, dopping or dopped
to fail to reach the required standard in (an examination, course, etc)
Word Origin for dop
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