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doff

[dôf]
Etymology: ME, contraction of do off, take off
to take off (clothing).
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Ev hard to impres WHEN Alexander the Great saw the size of his domain he wept - for there more worlds to Even the most hard-to-impress cavemen doffs his furry cap to a man who conquered most of the known world before dying aged 33.
HUNKZ Becksina skintight surf suit and, right, chunkier sidekick Gordon SUPPINg IN SYNcJ At game in May HEAd BoY Gord doffs cap to Becks I wILL FoLLow On Jimmy Kimmel; pair in their matching outfits
And when Stallone -- who wrote and directed this do-or-die comeback vehicle for himself -- finally doffs his robe for the climactic boxing match, any derision we may still have turns to awe.
I think that Prospero dons and doffs this Neoplatonic bias at will; looking at Alonso, Antonio, and Sebastian, he knows what, in Macbeth, King Duncan says after betrayal by the original Thane of Cawdor: "There's no art / To find the mind's construction in the face.