ETYM Old Eng. distaf, dysestafe, AS. distaef; cf. LG. diesse the bunch of flax on a distaff, and Eng. dizen. Related to Staff.
1. The sphere of work by women.
2. The staff on which wool or flax is wound before spinning.
Relating to the female branch of a family or women's work.
Ženska osoba naslednik.
1. Osoba ženskog pola, ženska.