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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. distaff: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. distaff: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. distaff: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. distaff: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. distaff: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. distaff: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Distaff, distaff: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. distaff: Wiktionary [home, info]
  9. distaff: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  10. distaff: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  11. distaff: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  12. Distaff, distaff: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  13. distaff: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  14. distaff: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. Distaff: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  16. Distaff: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. distaff: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  18. distaff: Rhymezone [home, info]
  19. Distaff: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  20. distaff: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  21. Distaff: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  22. distaff: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  23. distaff: The Phrontistery - A Dictionary of Obscure Words [home, info]
  24. distaff: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. distaff: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. distaff: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. distaff: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  28. Distaff: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. distaff: Global Glossary [home, info]
  2. Distaff: Natural Magick [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. distaff: Financial dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. distaff: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. distaff: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. distaff: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. DISTAFF: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  2. distaff: Wordcraft Dictionary [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Distaff: Easton Bible [home, info]
  2. distaff: World English Bible Glossary [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (1 matching dictionary)
  1. distaff: Archaeology Wordsmith [home, info]

Sports dictionaries Sports (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Distaff: Horse Racing Terminology [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (distaff)

noun:  the staff on which wool or flax is wound before spinning
noun:  the sphere of work by women
adjective:  characteristic of or peculiar to a woman

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