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Re: Spear side

Posted by TheFallen on November 05, 2002

In Reply to: Spear side posted by R. Berg on November 04, 2002

: : : : : What is the term for the male side of the family? Thanks in advance.

: : : : Datstaff?
: : : Testosteronians?

: : Remote control?

: : It says here:
: : http://www.sfquiz.org.uk/Quizzes/01nov12.html
: : In heraldry, what is the opposite of distaff, spindle, or female side?
: : SPEAR-SIDE

: Webster's confirms that "spear" is correct, though archaic. Spear is opposed to spindle. (Women spin, men fight.)

Tell that to Xena.