Doff"er (?), n. (Mach.)

A revolving cylinder, or a vibrating bar with teeth, in a carding machine, which doffs, or strips off, the cotton from the cards. Ure.

 

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Doff"er (?), n.

1. (Mach.)

A revolving cylinder, or a vibrating bar, with teeth, in a carding machine, which doffs, or strips off, the fiber from the cards.

2. (Spinning)

A worker who replaces full bobbins by empty ones on the throstle or ring frames.

 

© Webster 1913

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