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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The state or quality of being ambidextrous.
  • noun Deceit or hypocrisy.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The faculty of using both hands with equal facility.
  • noun Double-dealing; duplicity.
  • noun In law, the taking of money by a juror from both parties for a verdict.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The quality of being ambidextrous; the faculty of using both hands with equal facility.
  • noun (Law) Double-dealing.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Property of being equally skillful with each hand (from the idea that either hand is like the right-hand).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the property of being equally skillful with each hand

Etymologies

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Dating from the 17th Century CE; ambidexter +‎ -ity, from Medieval Latin adjective ambidexter ("utilising both hands normally"), from Latin ambi- + dexter ("right, handy, opportune")

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