left hand

left hand
left hand NOUN 1) the hand of a person's left side. 2) the region or direction on the left side.
ADJECTIVE 1) on or towards the left side. 2) done with or using the left hand.

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  • left-hand — [left′hand′] adj. 1. being on or directed toward the left 2. of, for, or with the left hand …   English World dictionary

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