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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The state or quality of being ambidextrous.
  • n. Deceit or hypocrisy.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Property of being equally skillful with each hand (from the idea that either hand is like the right-hand).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality of being ambidextrous; the faculty of using both hands with equal facility.
  • n. Double-dealing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The faculty of using both hands with equal facility.
  • n. Double-dealing; duplicity.
  • n. In law, the taking of money by a juror from both parties for a verdict.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the property of being equally skillful with each hand

Etymologies

Dating from the 17th Century CE; ambidexter +‎ -ity, from Medieval Latin adjective ambidexter ("utilising both hands normally"), from Latin ambi- + dexter ("right, handy, opportune") (Wiktionary)

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