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dexter

 (L.)
right; on the right side.

dex·ter (D),

(deks'tĕr), This form of the adjective is used only with masculine nouns (pulmo dexter, plural pulmones dextri). With feminine nouns the form dextra is used (auricular dextra, plural auriculae dextrae), and with neuter nouns the form dextrum (atrium dextrum, plural atria dextra). Avoid the misspellings/mispronunciations dextera, dexterae, dexteri, dexterum.
Located on or relating to the right side.
[L. fr. dextra, neut. dextrum]

dexter

/dex·ter/ (deks´ter) [L.] right; on the right side.

dexter (D)

[deks′tər]
Etymology: L, dexter, right
right side; right.

dex·ter

(deks'tĕr)
Located on or relating to the right side.
[L. fr. dextra, neut. dextrum]

dexter

right

dex·ter

(D) (deks'tĕr)
Latin meaning located on or relating to the right side.
[L. fr. dextra, neut. dextrum]

Dexter

a red or black, short-legged breed of cattle used for dairy or beef purposes, produced in Ireland. Called also Dexter-Kerry. They are achondroplastic and the breed has a number of inherited defects, including bulldog calves.
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Dexter beef bull. By permission from SambrausHH, Livestock Breeds, Mosby, 1992

dexter

[L.] right, on the right side.
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His first novel Last Bus To Woodstock Colin Dexter was published in 1975.
These literary-styled spoken words events also include appearances from Falklands hero Simon Weston, former deputy leader of the Labour Party Roy Hattersley, Morse-creator Colin Dexter and Welsh acting and singing legend Sian Phillips.
Colin Dexter, who created and wrote the Morse novels on which the TV series was based, said he never wanted anybody else to play the curmudgeonly yet oddly lovable detective.
BIRTHDAYS: Colin Dexter, author, 81; Jerry Lee Lewis, rock 'n' roll singer, 76; Ian McShane, actor, 69; Lech Walesa, former Polish president, 68; Patricia Hodge, actress, 65; Mark Nicholas, broadcaster and former cricketer, 54; Emily Lloyd (pictured), actress, 41; Brett Anderson, singer, 44.
STRATFORD-ON-AVON LITERARY FESTIVAL INSPECTOR Morse creator Colin Dexter offers clues on how to turn books into TV hits as he helps launch the Stratford-Upon Avon Literary Festival today.
The same happened in this new Morse story, which has the detective make his stage debut in a 1987-set whodunnit written not by his creator Colin Dexter but by Alma Cullen who penned four of the TV screenplays.
Unlike more recent screen-to-stage productions, this mystery is not an adaptation of the television series, but an original stage play inspired by the novels and written by Alma Cullen with guidance and support from novelist Colin Dexter.
Today, 20 years later, Oxford's most well-known detective with his distaste of bad punctuation, crotchety demeanour and love of classical music and real ale is still cherished - and that is, in part, due to his careful creation by Colin Dexter, author of the novels from which the television series were made.
Widow Sheila Hancock and Morse author Colin Dexter have given their blessing to the new drama.
Nevertheless, he's incredibly excited about the programme of literary events he has planned at The Gate - including appearances from Morse-creator Colin Dexter, former MP Roy Hattersley, Falklands hero Simon Weston and famed actress and singer Sian Phillips.