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dop

[ dop ]
/ dɒp /
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noun
a tool for holding gemstones for cutting or polishing.
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Origin of dop

1690–1700; <Dutch: shell, pod, cover

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D.O.P.

abbreviation Photography.
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British Dictionary definitions for dop

dop
/ (dɒp) Southern African informal /

noun
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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