Origin of right hand
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Other definitions for right hand (2 of 2)
- (of a door) having the hinges on the right when seen from the exterior of the building, room, closet, etc., to which the doorway leads.
- (of a casement sash) having the hinges on the right when seen from inside the window.
Origin of right-hand
How to use right hand in a sentence
During the airing of the new security camera footage, Cassidy was clearly troubled, his right hand alternating between his temple and his mouth.Republican senators show emotion, but little evidence of changed minds|Seung Min Kim, Karoun Demirjian|February 11, 2021|Washington Post
It then takes half a second — maybe less — for the grounder to travel into his glove, between his legs and to his right hand before he flicks the ball to a second baseman off-screen.The Nationals’ top international signing wows with his glove, and the team is bullish on his bat, too|Jesse Dougherty|January 19, 2021|Washington Post
At one point, the warrant says, he moves the cup from his left hand to his right hand.Proud Boys leader barred from District by judge following his arrest|Peter Hermann, Keith L. Alexander|January 6, 2021|Washington Post
The rear and front brake controls are in their usual spots—engaged using your right foot, and right hand, respectively.I rode an electric motorcycle for the first time. Here’s what I learned.|Rob Verger|December 10, 2020|Popular-Science
In his right hand is a longbow with the word “Persistence” burned into the riser.Can a hunter outrun an antelope? This ultra-marathoner is finding out.|By Christine Peterson/Outdoor Life|November 23, 2020|Popular-Science
I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.
Everywhere I go, ‘Hey Cartman, you must like Family Guy, right?’
Charlie ridiculed my faith and culture and I died defending his right to do so.
Gay marriage was the hot-button fight on the left and right.
It is grandstanding for a right rarely protected unless under immediate attack.Politicians Only Love Journalists When They're Dead|Luke O’Neil|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
What need to look to right or left when you are swallowing up free mile after mile of dizzying road?The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
Mrs. Wurzel was quite right; they had been supplied, regardless of cost, from Messrs. Rochet and Stole's well-known establishment.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
After relievedly giving the pistol to the nearest soldier, he stumbled quickly over to Brion and took his hand.Sense of Obligation|Henry Maxwell Dempsey (AKA Harry Harrison)
She is quite true, but not wise, and your left hand must not know what your right hand is doing.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
The aged woman made no reply; her eyes still studied Ramona's face, and she still held her hand.Ramona|Helen Hunt Jackson