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spear side

noun
1.
the male side, or line of descent, of a family (opposed to distaff side or spindle side).
Origin of spear side
1860-1865
First recorded in 1860-65
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British Dictionary definitions for spear side

spear side

noun
1.
the male side or branch of a family Compare distaff side
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