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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A revolving cylinder, or a vibrating bar with teeth, in a carding machine, which doffs, or strips off, the cotton or fiber from the cards.
  • n. A worker who replaces full bobbins by empty ones on the throstle or ring frames.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A revolving cylinder, or a vibrating bar, with teeth, in a carding machine, which doffs, or strips off, the fiber from the cards.
  • n. A worker who replaces full bobbins by empty ones on the throstle or ring frames.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which doffs; specifically, a revolving cylinder in a carding-machine, which doffs or strips off the cotton from the cards. See cut under carding-machine.

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