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Distaff

"Distaff" is a metonymy for the female side of a family (or society, I guess.)  What is the equivalent metonymy for the male side?

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tinacastanares
Nov. 3rd, 2014 12:58 am (UTC)
counterpart of distaff
Datstaff.
crowleycrow
Feb. 8th, 2015 02:31 pm (UTC)
Re: counterpart of distaff
Great