The jug descended in a Sussex County, Delaware, family—on the distaff side, curiously.
On the distaff side, the thing is too obvious to need exposition.
It would have been too humiliating to have allied to our family, even on the distaff side, a family both poor and of no account.
Though they do say that the Cawdors have gipsy blood on the distaff side.
Well, I do not grudge the family if, as I believe is the case, it chiefly ranks upon the distaff side.
Jean had always told her that this came from the distaff side of the family.
For that reason the pressure from the distaff side is usually a little heavier.
He was a member of a very prominent English family, and on the distaff side, of an equally prominent family in New York.
The late owner of the "Hundred" did not even bear the family patronymic, his Hildebrand descent being on the distaff side.
It was no secret indeed that they claimed royal blood by two descents on the distaff side.