Definition for A-DROIT'

A-DROIT', a. [Fr. from droit, right, straight, direct; whence droite, the right hand; It. diritto, right, straight, contracted from the L. directus, dirigo; Arm. dret. See Right.]

Dextrous; skillful; active in the use of the hand, and figuratively, in the exercise of the mental faculties; ingenious; ready in invention or execution.

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