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5 edition of Distaff found in the catalog.

Distaff

a novel

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Published by Jarrold & sons in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Marya Rodziewicz ; translated by S.C. de Soissons.
ContributionsSoissons, S. C. de.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination261 p.
Number of Pages261
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22878713M

A Science Fiction Anthology by Female Authors DISTAFF: NOUNA staff used in women and women’s anthology of women’s stories woven through time and space. In a crack team of women sci-fi writers, all members of the sffchronicles community forum, came together to write an anthology. Distaff is the result. Join us as we. Define distaff. distaff synonyms, distaff pronunciation, distaff translation, English dictionary definition of distaff. n. 1. a. A staff that holds on its cleft end the unspun flax, wool, or tow from which thread is drawn in spinning by hand. b. An attachment for a spinning.

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And yet yet so very familiar. This is the story – the only possible one /5. Distaff definition is - female. How to use distaff in a sentence. Did You Know. Distaff sketch book: A collection of notes and sketches on women's dress in America, by Robert Lee Klinger and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

Distaff Sketch Book: A Collection of Notes and Sketches on Women’s Dress in America, by Robert L. Klinger Union City, Tennessee: Distaff book Press, 61 pages From the Introduction: "This collection of sketches and notes is based on the study of many actual specimens of women’s clothing and accessories worn in the last half of the 18th century/5(3).

distaff meaning: 1. involving women; female: 2. female members of a family; especially used to talk about people. Learn more. Distaff and Spear Counterparts in comic books. Power Girl, being originally Supergirl's alternate universe counterpart before Crisis on Infinite Earths brought her to the main DCU, is also a distaff counterpart of Superman.

The same is true for the aforementioned. Distaff definition, Distaff book staff with a cleft end for holding wool, flax, etc., from which the thread is drawn in spinning by hand.

See more. The Distaff Gospels (Les Évangiles des Quenouilles), a fascinating fifteenth-century collection of more than popular beliefs, constitutes a kind of encyclopedia of late medieval women’s women’s beliefs and experiences are recounted within the narrative frame of traditional gatherings where women meet with their spindles and distaffs to s: 5.

Distaff Day, also called Roc Day or Rock Day, [better source needed] is 7 January, the day after the feast of the is also known as Saint Distaff's Day, one of the many unofficial holidays in Catholic nations. The distaff, or roc, used in spinning was the medieval symbol of women's work.

In many European cultural traditions, women resumed their household work after the twelve days. The Sword and the Distaff: Or, "Fair, Fat and Forty." A Story of the South at the Close of the Revolution American Fiction, Volume 2 of Wright American fiction: Author: William Gilmore Simms: Publisher: Lippincott, Grambo, Original from: the New York Public Library: Digitized: Oct 4, Length: pages: Export Citation 5/5(1).

‘In the distaff category, the Romanian girls won the first three tournaments.’ ‘It's just that Tim Davis, Scott Peterman, Dan Torop and Mark Wyse, although as adept as their distaff colleagues, have less in common.’ ‘The distaff decision was delivered to Brenda Raganot.’.

DISTAFF dĭs’ tăf (כִּישׁﯴר, H) KJV SPINDLE.A stick used to hold flax or wool fibers during the process of spinning ().One of the virtues of a noble woman is that “She puts her hands to the distaff, and her hands hold the spindle” ().

Spindle and distaff are reversed in the KJV. (spine) Sword and Distaff W. Gilmore Simms p. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo, & Co. Call number C-7 SS (Duke University Rare Book, Manuscript and Special Collections Library) The electronic edition is a part of the UNC-Chapel Hill digitization project, Documenting the.

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A fragment of Erinna, The Distaff, translated by Translated by In his introduction, Page says: "This beautiful fragment is part of Erinna's 'Distaff', a poem written in sorrow for the death of Baucis, a friend of her girlhood.

The Distaff Side book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Female Characters play various roles in the Odyssey patron goddess /5. Jan 4, - Explore Maureen Olsen's board "Distaff Day", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Distaff day, Hand spinning, Spinning wool.7 pins.

DISTAFF. dis'-taf (pelekh): This word occurs once in Proverbs ; "spindle" is found in the same passage. In the Revised Version (British and American) the meanings of the two words have been exchanged.

See SPINNING. DISTAFF dĭs’ tăf (כִּישׁוֹר, H) KJV SPINDLE.A stick used to hold flax or wool fibers during the process of spinning (Prov ).One of the virtues of a noble woman is that “She puts her hands to the distaff, and her hands hold the spindle” (Prov ). Spindle and distaff are reversed in the KJV.Distaff was the first and only feminist newspaper published in New Orleans.

Founded in by Mary Gehman and Donna Swanson, Distaff served as a forum for women's voices in politics, activism, and the arts. Publisher. Tulane University Digital Library. Topical Subject(s) American newspapers--Sections, columns, etcWomen.

The word “distaff” dates back to the 11th century, when it meant a staff, about a yard or so long, wound with unspun flax or wool fibers. The “dis” in “distaff” is believed to come from an old Germanic word (diesse) for a bunch of unspun flax.

Wisps of material were teased and pulled from the distaff, twisted, then wound onto a spindle.