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left-hand

[ left-hand ]
/ ˈlɛftˈhænd /
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adjective
on or to the left: a left-hand turn at the intersection.
of, for, or with the left hand.
Building Trades.
  1. (of a door) having the hinges on the left when seen from the exterior of the building, room, closet, etc., to which the doorway leads.
  2. (of a casement sash) having the hinges on the left when seen from inside the window.
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Origin of left-hand

Middle English word dating back to 1150–1200
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British Dictionary definitions for left-hand

left-hand

adjective (prenominal)
of, relating to, located on, or moving towards the leftthis car is left-hand drive; a left-hand bend
for use by the left hand; left-handed
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