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daff (2 “daff'd the world aside” 1H4 IV. i. 96 has been much imitated by modern writers)
1. to put off (clothes, armour) Ant. IV. iv. 13 “till we do please To daff't for our repose,” Compl. 297 “my white stole . . . I daff'”
2. to put, turn, or thrust aside Ado II. iii. 187, V. i. 78 “Canst thou so me?,” Pilgr. xiv. 3 [183] “daff'd me to a cabin.”
3. to put off with an excuse Oth. IV. ii. 176 (F1 “dafts,” Qq “dofftst”).
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