Associations to the word «Dexter»


DEXTER, adjective. Right; on the right-hand side.
DEXTER, noun. (heraldry) The right side of a shield from the wearer's standpoint, and the left side to the viewer.
DEXTER, noun. Right hand
DEXTER, proper noun. An occupational surname​ for a female dyer.
DEXTER, proper noun. Any of a number of places in the U.S.A. and Canada, named for persons with the surname.
DEXTER, proper noun. A male given name transferred from the surname.
DEXTER, noun. One of a breed of small hardy cattle originating from the Kerry breed of Ireland, valuable for beef and milk. They are usually chiefly black, sometimes red, and somewhat resemble a small shorthorn in build.
DEXTER CHIEF, noun. (heraldry) The upper left corner of the shield (from the viewer's perspective).
DEXTER CHIEFS, noun. Plural of dexter chief

Dictionary definition

DEXTER, adjective. On or starting from the wearer's right.

Wise words

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