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left-hand

[left-hand] /ˈlɛftˈhænd/
adjective
1.
on or to the left:
a left-hand turn at the intersection.
2.
of, for, or with the left hand.
3.
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.
Origin
1150-1200
1150-1200; Middle English
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Examples for lefthand
  • He wrote for her a new piece the concertante for the lefthand.
  • It is located atop a bookshelf in the upper lefthand corner.
British Dictionary definitions for lefthand

left-hand

adjective (prenominal)
1.
of, relating to, located on, or moving towards the left this car is left-hand drive, a left-hand bend
2.
for use by the left hand; left-handed
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