Stamina n [(derived fr. L, pl. of stamen warp, thread of life spun by the fates): “…strength or courage of conviction: staying power: PERSEVERANCE”–Webster’s]: threads of Life spun by the Fates; Staying Power/Straying Power of women who participate in the Spinning of the Fates, e.g., by creating Elemental philosophy and other Biophilic works. See Straying Power (W-W 2). From Websters’ First New Intergalactic Wickedary of the English Language conjured by Mary Daly in cahoots with Jane Caputi.