Doffer

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.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. (Spinning) A worker who replaces full bobbins by empty ones on the throstle or ring frames.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

 

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