right+and+left

  • 1 RIGHT AND LEFT — (right: Heb. יָמִין; Akk. imnu, imittu; Ugaritic, ymn; left: Heb. שְׂמֹאל; Akk. šumēlu; Ugaritic, (u)šmʾal; and common Semitic). The biblical usages of right and left are basically fourfold: right as opposed to left; directions (cardinal points); …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 2 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

  • 3 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

  • 4 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

  • 5 right and left — or right, left, and centre informal in large numbers or amounts They re buying up companies right and left …

    English dictionary

  • 6 right and left — I. adverb 1. : on or toward the right and the left : toward the right and then the left dodged right and left 2. : on both or all sides : in both or all directions troops looting right and left A.N.Dragnich social events … have been rained out… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 7 right-and-left — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adjective 1. a. : of or relating to the right and the left b. : designed for right and left feet or for right and left hands 2. : of, relating to, or constituting a screw, pipe coupling, coupling, turnbuckle, or sleeve nut formed… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 8 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 …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 9 right and left — to the right and to the left, from both/all directions, to both/all directions …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 10 right and left — Synonyms and related words: abroad, all about, all round, aside, askance, askant, asquint, broadly, broadside, broadside on, crabwise, edgeway, edgeways, edgewise, extensively, far and near, far and wide, glancingly, infinitely, laterad,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

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

    New Collegiate Dictionary

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

    Wiktionary

  • 13 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

  • 14 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

  • 15 left, right, and centre (also left and right or right and left) — on all sides. → left …

    English new terms dictionary

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

    Wikipedia

  • 17 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

  • 18 grand right and left — noun : a circular weaving in and out in a square dance in which the men go in one direction and the women in the opposite, all dancers joining first their right hands and then left * * * a figure called in square dancing in which partners face… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 19 grand right and left — n. Folk Dancing an interweaving of two concentric circles of dancers, one moving clockwise, the other counterclockwise, giving right and left hands alternately to successive partners …

    English World dictionary

  • 20 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


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