v. take off; remove; tip or remove one's hat in salutation; put aside; discard
A gentleman used to doff his hat to a lady.
Sentence in Classic:
I had but to drink the cup, to doff at once the body of the noted professor, and to assume, like a thick cloak, that of Edward Hyde.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson Context
The foreigner came here poor, beggarly, cringing, and subservient, ready to doff his cap to the meanest native of the household.
He wore a high square yellow cap of a peculiar fashion, assigned to his nation to distinguish them from Christians, and which he doffed with great humility at the door of the hall.
So he doffed his prison garb, and put on his old fertilizer clothing, and heard the door of the prison clang behind him.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair Context