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 Dew-drink.Dgellabæ’an. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Dexterity
 
means right-handed skill (Latin, dexter, the right hand). “Awkward” (q.v.) means left-handed; gauche is the French, and sinister the Latin for the left hand. Certainly the German left-handed marriages are sinister ones.   1
 


 Dew-drink.Dgellabæ’an. 

 
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