- (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.
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Or this: the right-hand side of the body is more honorable and therefore hotter than the left.
The right-hand man of Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi was killed by an airstrike in Mosul.Pentagon Denies It Killed ISIS Chief As Airstrikes Hit Top Extremists|Jacob Siegel|September 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As Schaeffer grew more strident and political, his son was his right-hand man.
Click on one and the right-hand carousel of related videos fills with a dozen more just like it.Parents of Stillborn Babies Post Hundreds of Memorials to YouTube|Brandy Zadrozny|November 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Someone else mimed how Marlowe, portrayed as a right-hand finger, was stabbed, after a struggle, by his left-hand opponent.
It was a voice behind him saying—“This is the way, walk ye in it,” now that he was turning aside to the right-hand or to the left.St. Winifred's|Frederic W. Farrar
The Secret Service agents on the right-hand side of the159 followup car are looking back and to their right.Warren Commission (5 of 26): Hearings Vol. V (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
His body, so tradition states, was buried on the right-hand side of the high altar in the church.Tyrol and its People|Clive Holland
In this tangled nook Lees right-hand man was shot through a terrible mistake of his own soldiers.The Civil War Through the Camera|Henry W. (Henry William) Elson
He must knock at the little door on the right-hand side of the landing there.The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete|Emile Zola