Distaff (פֶּלֶך, prop. a circle, e.g. a district or quarter of a city, "part," Ne 3:9-18; hence the whirl of a spindle, with which, it is put in parallelism, Pr 31:19; once a "staff," or crutch, 2Sa 3:29), the instrument used for twisting the thread in spinning by its twirl. SEE SPINDLE.

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