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Lachesis [Lakʹ-ĕ-sis]

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The Fate who spins life’s thread, working into the woof the sundry events destined to occur. Clotho held the distaff, and Atrŏpos cut off the thread when life was to be ended. (Greek, klôtho, to draw thread from a distaff; Lachesis from lagchāno, to assign by lot; and Atropos = inflexible.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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