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

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"Doffer" Quotes from Famous Books

... bales are opened and thrown into the automatic feeder which carries up a layer of cotton on a spiked apron from which it is removed by a rapidly revolving "doffer" underneath which is a screen which catches some of the dirt. It is next fed between rolls in front of a rapidly revolving blunt-edged knife which throws out more of the dirt through a screen. There is a suction of air through the screen which helps remove ...
— Textiles and Clothing • Kate Heintz Watson

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