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 Spilt Milk.Spinning Jenny. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Spindle-half.
 
The female line. A Saxon term. The spindle was the pin on which the thread was wound from the spinning-wheel. (See SPEAR-HALF.)   1
 


 Spilt Milk.Spinning Jenny. 

 
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