Word:   
Rhymes   Near rhymes   Phrase rhymes   Synonyms / Related   Phrases   Example sentences   Descriptive words   [Definitions]   Similar sound   Same consonants  

Definitions of 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

Related words...
(New!) Usage examples...
Descriptive words...

Search for distaff at other dictionaries: OneLook, Oxford, American Heritage, Merriam-Webster, Wikipedia

See distaff used in context: 4 Shakespeare works, 1 Bible passage

Help  Advanced  Feedback  Android  iPhone/iPad  API  Blog  Privacy

Copyright © 2018 Datamuse