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 Adrift.Adsidel’ta. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Adroit’
 
properly means “to the right” (French, à droite). The French call a person who is not adroit gauche (left-handed), meaning awkward, boorish.   1
 


 Adrift.Adsidel’ta. 

 
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