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Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Left-handedadjective

    Using the left-hand rather than right.

    Etymology: left and hand.

    The limbs are used most on the right-side, whereby custom helpeth; for we see, that some are left-handed, which are such as have used the left-hand most. Francis Bacon, Nat. Hist.

    For the seat of the heart and liver on one side, whereby men become left-handed, it happeneth too rarely to countenance an effect so common: for the seat of the liver on the left-side is very monstrous. Thomas Browne, Vulgar Errours.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of left handed in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of left handed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of left handed in a Sentence

  1. Researcher Joshua Goodman:

    When people ask me for the takeaway message, I tell them that it makes me pay a little extra attention to my kids as they develop their handedness, and if they turn out to be left-handed, I won't worry, but will keep an eye out for some of these other things.

  2. Scott Servais:

    He’s been probably one of our most consistent at-bats here over the last week or so, just grinding through it, obviously, his niche is killing the lefties. He usually stays right on left-handed pitching, and he was right there again tonight.

  3. Simona Halep:

    It was a tough match as her left-handed topspin is hard to handle, i was in a little bit of trouble in the beginning because I could not find my rhythm so I am glad to finish this in two sets.

  4. Bob Melvin:

    Just more right-handed bats, we had a few more left-handed bats in the lineup for Ohtani.

  5. Robert Bates:

    I shoot long guns left handed and handguns right handed.


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