a tool for holding gemstones for cutting or polishing.

1690–1700; < Dutch: shell, pod, cover Unabridged


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dop (dɒp)
1.  a tot or small drink, usually alcoholic
vb , dops, dopping, dopped
2.  to fail to reach the required standard in (an examination, course, etc)

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Dominican—Republic peso
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Example sentences for dop
The other end of the dop is placed into the quill of the faceting head.
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