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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or located on the left.
  • adj. Relating to, designed for, or done with the left hand.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. of, relating to, or located on the left
  • adj. designed for use by the left hand

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Situated on the left; nearer the left hand than the right

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Situated or located on one's left side; found near the left of: as, one's left-hand man.
  • Left-handed; sinister; inauspicious; unlucky; unfavorable.

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

  • adj. located on or directed toward the left
  • adj. intended for the left hand
  • n. the hand that is on the left side of the body

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