Romeo and Juliet: Balcony Scene Glossary (2.2)
doff thy name (49)
i.e., discard your name (of Montague).
Juliet offers herself in exchange, and Romeo suddenly reveals himself for the first time, answering her plea:
I take thee at thy word:
Call me but love, and I'll be new baptized;
Henceforth I never will be Romeo. (2.2.52-4)
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