right-and-left love

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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Made in pairs one member of which is adapted to the right and the other to the left side, as boots, shoes, gloves, etc.
  • Symmetrical with regard to a central plane: as, right-and-left engines.
  • Having both a right-hand and a left-hand thread: said of screws. Bolts and screws for certain purposes are sometimes made with both threads cut on one piece.

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