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Spear-half

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The male line. The female line was called by the Anglo-Saxons the Spindle-half (q.v.).

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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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Spanker (A)
Spanking
Spare the Rod and Spoil the Child
Sparkling Heat
Spartan Dog
Spasmodic School
Speaker’s Eye
Speaking
Speaking Heads and Sounding Stones
Spear
Spear-half
Spear of Ithuriel (The)
Special Pleading
Specie, Species
Spectacles
Spectre of the Brocken
Spectrum, Spectra, Spectre (Latin, specto, to behold)
Speculate
Speech
Speed
Spell (A)

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