Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A left-handed person.
  • noun A dagger carried in the left hand to parry the thrusts of a rapier: an important accessory of the fencing of the sixteenth century.
  • noun A blow with the left hand; hence, a sudden blow or attack from an unexpected quarter.

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

  • noun a person who uses the left hand with greater skill than the right; a left-handed{1} person.

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  • noun Alternative spelling of left-hander.

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

  • noun a baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand
  • noun a baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand
  • noun a person who uses the left hand with greater skill than the right
  • noun a baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand

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Examples

  • The lefthander is expected to be sent to the bullpen when Woody Williams is activated from the disabled list on

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  • The 24-year-old lefthander is 4-0 with a 3.03 ERA in five career starts at Coors Field.

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  • Athletics manager Ken Macha brought in lefthander Ricardo

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  • The lefthander is 0-9 with a 6.45 ERA in his last 12 starts and has not won since April 10.

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  • Stadium - is Thursday, with the Yankees sending another veteran in lefthander David Wells to the mound.

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  • Stadium - is Thursday, with the Yankees sending another veteran in lefthander David Wells to the mound.

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  • The lefthander is winless in eight decisions since

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  • The lefthander is 0-3 with a 5.52 ERA in his last five starts.

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  • The 6-4 lefthander is durable -- he ranked third in the Eastern

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  • Greg Montalbano -- LHP -- Spot Starter: If Red Sox 'fans are looking for another hometown kid to root for, this lefthander is it.

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