Apparently, a fair number of left-handed people die each year from using right-handed products incorrectly.
Besides, he was left-handed, and top-notch left-handed golfers are almost as rare as left-handed catchers.
Thus, as it were, he laid his left hand on the rich and his right on the poor; and he was not left-handed.
“I never knew before that you were left-handed,” he returned evasively.
But clearly the hand had been cut off by a left-handed man, with a large, sharply pointed knife.
If our friend is left-handed, he'll be inconvenienced for a day or two.
If a left-handed person came near the kettle she was mightily vexed—being sure her soap would go wrong.
This again was only a left-handed transcript from the French.
Hold the bulblet firmly between the thumb and fingers of the left hand—unless you are left-handed—with the top upward.
"Oh, it is only a left-handed marriage," said Abellino, jocosely.
late 14c., of persons; 1650s of tools, etc., from left (adj.) + handed. In 15c. it also could mean "maimed." Sense of "underhanded" is from early 17c., as in left-handed compliment (1787, also attested 1855 in pugilism slang for "a punch with the left fist"), as is that of "illicit" (e.g. left-handed marriage). Related: Left-handedly; left-handedness.
Using the left hand more skillfully or easily than the right.
(Judg. 3:15; 20:16), one unable to use the right hand skilfully, and who therefore uses the left; and also one who uses the left as well as the right, ambidexter. Such a condition of the hands is due to physical causes. This quality was common apparently in the tribe of Benjamin.