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ADJECTIVES Right used for true

Right (which is now seldom used as an adjective, except with the definite article, as the opposite of "the wrong," e.g. "the right way," not "a right way"), was used by Shakespeare, with the indefinite article, to mean "real," "down-right."

“I am a right maid for my cowardice.

Compare A. and C. iv. 12. 28, "a right gipsy." It means "true" in

“A right description of our sport, my lord.

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