doff your shirt, and it can make you all-powerful, as it does Shane Carwin of the Ultimate Fighting Championship.
Ivory Coast is “The Elephants,” Nigeria “The Super Eagles,” but doff your cap to Cameroon: “The Indomitable Lions.”
There were rumors, too, that nuns might be permitted to doff their habits and move through the world like 'normal' people.
mid-14c., contraction of do off, preserving the original sense of do as "put." At the time of Johnson's Dictionary  the word was "obsolete, and rarely used except by rustics," but it was saved from extinction (along with don) by Sir Walter Scott. Related: Doffed; doffing.