I should have mentioned that shortly after Toby's disappearance, perceiving the uncertainty of the time I might be obliged to remain in the valley--if, indeed, I ever should escape from it--and considering that my whole wardrobe consisted of a shirt and a pair of trousers, I resolved to doff
these garments at once, in order to preserve them in a suitable condition for wear should I again appear among civilized beings.
"I wull have satisfaction o' thee," answered the squire; "so doff
"Doff, dog, doff," he hissed, "when a monarch deigns to lower his eyes to such as you!"--then spurred through the underwood and was gone, with a gleam of steel shoes and flutter of dead leaves.
Alleyne doffed hat and bowed head at the sight of him, but the serf folded his hands and leaned them upon his cudgel, looking with little love at the knot of nobles and knights-in-waiting who rode behind the king.
Almost every time a new carriage drove up a whisper ran through the crowd and caps were doffed
Up they ran to Robin Hood and doffed
their caps to him respectfully, while the Sheriff sat still from very amazement.
Then the Sheriff stepped down from the raised seat and came to where the archers stood, while all doffed
their caps that saw him coming.
We had taken a good deal of trouble to teach ourselves the kindly German custom of saluting all strangers with doffed
hat, and we resolutely clung to it, that morning, although it kept us bareheaded most of the time a nd was not always responded to.
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.
The title of Yass' event may be confusing, even for Francophones, particularly the word "doff
." It means "crazy" in Wolof -- one of the languages spoken in Senegal, which Hachem learned when he was living there.
(18) The city sought summary judgment, which would preclude a trial on the matter, based on the claim that it did not have to compensate its officers for these activities because the police department allowed them to don and doff
their uniforms and safety equipment at home.
All Billy Davies needs to do is doff
his cap to the master.