right and left
adverb Date: 1735 on both or all sides ; in every direction ; everywhere

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Right and left — Right Right (r[imac]t), a. [OE. right, riht, AS. riht; akin to D. regt, OS. & OHG. reht, G. recht, Dan. ret, Sw. r[ a]tt, Icel. r[ e]ttr, Goth. ra[ i]hts, L. rectus, p. p. of regere to guide, rule; cf. Skr. [.r]ju straight, right. [root]115. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • right and left — {adv. phr.} In or from every direction; all around; on all sides. * /The knight rode into battle striking at the enemy right and left with his broadsword./ * /When the talk ended, questions were thrown at the speaker right and left./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • right and left — {adv. phr.} In or from every direction; all around; on all sides. * /The knight rode into battle striking at the enemy right and left with his broadsword./ * /When the talk ended, questions were thrown at the speaker right and left./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • right and left — adverb Frequently: on many occasions per timespan …   Wiktionary

  • Right and Left Grand — also known as Grand Right and Left , is a square dance move in which all eight dancers in the set, moving in a circular fashion, execute a series of four alternating hand pull bies (right pull by, left pull by, right pull by, left pull by). Men …   Wikipedia

  • Right and left coupling — Right Right (r[imac]t), a. [OE. right, riht, AS. riht; akin to D. regt, OS. & OHG. reht, G. recht, Dan. ret, Sw. r[ a]tt, Icel. r[ e]ttr, Goth. ra[ i]hts, L. rectus, p. p. of regere to guide, rule; cf. Skr. [.r]ju straight, right. [root]115. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Right- and left-hand traffic —   countries with right hand traffic …   Wikipedia

  • Right and left screw — Screw Screw (skr[udd]), n. [OE. scrue, OF. escroue, escroe, female screw, F. [ e]crou, L. scrobis a ditch, trench, in LL., the hole made by swine in rooting; cf. D. schroef a screw, G. schraube, Icel. skr[=u]fa.] 1. A cylinder, or a cylindrical… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • grand right and left — a figure called in square dancing in which partners face each other, forming a small circle, and then advance around the circle by extending alternating right and left hands to pull past each new person until they reach their partners again. * *… …   Universalium

  • Right-to-left shunt — A right to left shunt is a cardiac shunt which allows, or is designed to cause, blood to flow from the right heart to the left heart. [DorlandsDict|seven/000096626|right to left shunt] This terminology is used both for the abnormal state in… …   Wikipedia

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