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      adj  
1    Archaic   of or located on the right side  
2    usually postpositive     (Heraldry)   of, on, or starting from the right side of a shield from the bearer's point of view and therefore on the spectator's left,   (Compare)        sinister  
     (C16: from Latin; compare Greek dexios on the right hand)  
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dexter          [2]  
      n   a small breed of red or black cattle, originally from Ireland  
     (C19: perhaps from the surname of the original breeder)  

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Dexter         
      n   John. 1925--90, British actor and theatre director  


dexter   [1]  
      adj  
1    Archaic   of or located on the right side  
2    usually postpositive     (Heraldry)   of, on, or starting from the right side of a shield from the bearer's point of view and therefore on the spectator's left,   (Compare)        sinister  
     (C16: from Latin; compare Greek dexios on the right hand)  
dexter   [2]  
      n   a small breed of red or black cattle, originally from Ireland  
     (C19: perhaps from the surname of the original breeder)  

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