right hand

noun

Definition of right hand

  1. 1a :  the hand on a person's right sideb :  an indispensable person

  2. 2a :  the right sideb :  a place of honor

First Known Use of right hand

before 12th century


Medical Dictionary

right hand

noun

Medical Definition of right hand

  1. 1:  the hand on a person's right side

  2. 2:  the right side


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