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  • a  using or intended for the left hand
    left-handed golfers need left-handed clubs
    left-handed scissors
  • s  (of marriages) illicit or informal
    in Colonial America left-handed marriages between Frenchmen and Indians were frequent
  • s  (of marriages) of a marriage between one of royal or noble birth and one of lower rank; valid but with the understanding that the rank of the inferior remains unchanged and offspring do not succeed to titles or property of the superior
  • s  rotating to the left
  • s  ironically ambiguous
    a left-handed compliment
  • s  lacking physical movement skills, especially with the hands

  • If I throw anything, play cricket or golf, it's done left-handed, but I write and cut with my right hand.
  • Some 30 years ago left-handed Auguste Piccard, gangling, mischievous Munich student, had a barber-shop shave, bet the barber that "his whiskers grew faster than any others in the.
  • An estimated 260 million people around the globe live left-handed lives in a right-handed world, Leonardo da Vinci and Alexander the Great were lefthanded, and so were Babe Ruth,.
News & Articles

  • Ian Clarkin signs with the Yankees
    The left-handed Madison high pitcher was selected 33rd overall.
    June 17, 2013 - U-T San Diego
  • Lefty Horst placed on DL with strained elbow
    The Phillies placed left-handed reliever Jeremy Horst on the disabled list Monday with a strained left elbow.
    June 17, 2013 - Philadelphia Phillies
  • Astros 5, White Sox 4
    HOUSTON - One night after hitting his first career home run against a left-handed pitcher, Houston catcher Jason Castro recorded his second, smacking a two-run homer in the bottom of the seventh inning in the Astros' 5-4 win over the Chicago White Sox Sunday at Minute Maid Park.
    June 16, 2013 - The SportsXchange via Yahoo! Sports
Quotes

  • Charlie Manuel in The Associated Press
    His number speak for themselves,Manuel said. "He's got tremendous stuff and being left-handed definitely helped him."
  • Lou Piniella in Newsday
    It's a big blow to us,manager Lou Piniella said. "But we have a farm system and that's what it's for. We've brought up some kids and we have a little more left-handed hitting here. Hopefully they'll come up here swinging the bats and help...
  • Jim Leyland in CNN International
    Our scouts really like him and how he fits because he's a left-handed hitter that can play all three spots in the outfield,Tigers manager Jim Leyland said in a telephone interview. "But I think it was a great trade for both teams because...

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