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 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

  • 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

  • Right-to-left mark — The right to left mark (abbr|RLM|right to left mark) is a non printing character used in the computerized typesetting of bi directional text containing mixed left to right scripts (such as English and Russian) and right to left scripts (such as… …   Wikipedia

  • Right-wing and left-wing armed conflicts (Republic of Turkey) — Turkey was affected by violent clashes during the 1970s between far left and far right militant groups, which culminated in the 1980 military coup. Being an important strategic ally of the United States and a NATO member which controlled the… …   Wikipedia

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