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- proper n. The youngest of the three Fates, or Parcae, daughter of Jupiter and Justitia; the spinner of the thread of life
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. The Fate who spins the thread of life; counterpart of Greek Clotho.
From the Latin meaning "the ninth". She was prayed to in the ninth month of pregnancy. (Wiktionary)