- Left-hand Left"-hand` (l[e^]ft"h[a^]nd`), a.
Situated on the left; nearer the left hand than the right;
as, the left-hand side; the left-hand road.
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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left´-hand´ed|ly — left hand|ed «LEHFT HAN dihd», adjective, adverb. –adj. 1. using the left hand more easily and readily than the right: »A left handed person who sews, often has trouble with regular scissors. 2. done with the left hand: »a left handed catch. 3.… … Useful english dictionary
left-hand|ed — «LEHFT HAN dihd», adjective, adverb. –adj. 1. using the left hand more easily and readily than the right: »A left handed person who sews, often has trouble with regular scissors. 2. done with the left hand: »a left handed catch. 3. made to be… … Useful english dictionary
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left-hand — /left hand /, adj. 1. on or to the left: a left hand turn at the intersection. 2. of, for, or with the left hand. 3. Building Trades. a. (of a door) having the hinges on the left when seen from the exterior of the building, room, closet, etc., to … Universalium
left-hand — left hand; left hand·er; left hand·ed·ly; left hand·ed·ness; … English syllables
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left-hand — [left′hand′] adj. 1. being on or directed toward the left 2. of, for, or with the left hand … English World dictionary
left-hand|er — «LEHFT HAN duhr», noun. 1. a left handed person: »The left hander has a long way to travel before he catches up with the right handed majority (New York Times). 2. Baseball. a left handed pitcher; southpaw. 3. Cricket. a left handed bowler. 4. a… … Useful english dictionary
left-hand — adj [only before noun] on the left side of something ≠ ↑right hand ▪ We live about halfway down the street on the left hand side … Dictionary of contemporary English