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Sinister, (siníster) 1) left, not right: “this the cranny is, right and s.” Mids. V, 164. “on his s. cheek,” All's II, 1, 44. “my mother's blood runs on the dexter cheek, and this s. bounds in my father's,” Troil. IV, 5, 128.
2) unfair, wrong: “he professes to have received no s. measure from his judge,” Meas. III, 2, 256. “I am very comptible, even to the least s. usage,” Tw. I, 5, 188. “'tis no s. nor no awkward claim,” H5 II, 4, 85.
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