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Left

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(1):

(imp. & p. p.) of Leave

(2):

(a.) Situated so that the left side of the body is toward it; as, the left side of a deliberative meeting is that to the left of the presiding officer; the left wing of an army is that to the left of the center to one facing an enemy.

(3):

(imp. & p. p.) of Leave.

(4):

(a.) Of or pertaining to that side of the body in man on which the muscular action of the limbs is usually weaker than on the other side; - opposed to right, when used in reference to a part of the body; as, the left hand, or arm; the left ear. Also said of the corresponding side of the lower animals.

(5):

(n.) That part of surrounding space toward which the left side of one's body is turned; as, the house is on the left when you face North.

(6):

(n.) Those members of a legislative assembly (as in France) who are in the opposition; the advanced republicans and extreme radicals. They have their seats at the left-hand side of the presiding officer. See Center, and Right.

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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Left'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/l/left.html. 1828.

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