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 for dexter
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dexter \Dex"ter\, n. [Prob. so named after the original
     breeder.]
     One of a breed of small hardy cattle originating from the
     Kerry breed of Ireland, valuable both for beef and milk. They
     are usually chiefly black, sometimes red, and somewhat
     resemble a small shorthorn in build. Called also Dexter
     Kerry.
     [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dexter \Dex"ter\ (d[e^]ks"t[~e]r), a. [L.,; akin to Gr. ?, ?,
     Skr. dakshi[.n]a (cf. daksh to be strong, suit); Goth.
     taihswa, OHG. zeso. Cf. Dexterous.]
     1. Pertaining to, or situated on, the right hand; right, as
        opposed to sinister, or left.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              On sounding wings a dexter eagle flew. --Pope.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. (Her.) On the right-hand side of a shield, i. e., towards
        the right hand of its wearer. To a spectator in front, as
        in a pictorial representation, this would be the left
        side.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Dexter chief, or Dexter point (Her.), a point in the
        dexter upper corner of the shield, being in the dexter
        extremity of the chief, as A in the cut.
  
     Dexter base, a point in the dexter lower part or base of
        the shield, as B in the cut.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  dexter
      adj 1: on or starting from the wearer's right

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  32 Moby Thesaurus words for "dexter":
     astarboard, auspicious, benign, bright, clockwise, conservative,
     dextrad, dextral, dextrally, dextrocardial, dextrocerebral,
     dextrocular, dextrogyrate, dextrogyratory, dextropedal,
     dextrorotary, dextrorse, fortunate, off, on the right, propitious,
     reactionary, right, right-hand, right-wing, right-wingish,
     rightward, rightwardly, rightwards, starboard, to the right,
     white
  
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Dexter, NM -- U.S. town in New Mexico
     Population (2000):    1235
     Housing Units (2000): 434
     Land area (2000):     0.734602 sq. miles (1.902611 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.058888 sq. miles (0.152520 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.793490 sq. miles (2.055131 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            20620
     Located within:       New Mexico (NM), FIPS 35
     Location:             33.196062 N, 104.370222 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     88230
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Dexter, NM
      Dexter
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Dexter, NY -- U.S. village in New York
     Population (2000):    1120
     Housing Units (2000): 455
     Land area (2000):     0.414091 sq. miles (1.072492 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.071567 sq. miles (0.185357 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.485658 sq. miles (1.257849 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            20500
     Located within:       New York (NY), FIPS 36
     Location:             44.008264 N, 76.045363 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     13634
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Dexter, NY
      Dexter
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Dexter, GA -- U.S. town in Georgia
     Population (2000):    509
     Housing Units (2000): 231
     Land area (2000):     0.759247 sq. miles (1.966441 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.015064 sq. miles (0.039015 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.774311 sq. miles (2.005456 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            22752
     Located within:       Georgia (GA), FIPS 13
     Location:             32.434580 N, 83.058904 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     31019
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Dexter, GA
      Dexter
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Dexter, IA -- U.S. city in Iowa
     Population (2000):    689
     Housing Units (2000): 270
     Land area (2000):     1.191683 sq. miles (3.086445 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.191683 sq. miles (3.086445 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            21225
     Located within:       Iowa (IA), FIPS 19
     Location:             41.515617 N, 94.227115 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     50070
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Dexter, IA
      Dexter
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Dexter, KS -- U.S. city in Kansas
     Population (2000):    364
     Housing Units (2000): 133
     Land area (2000):     0.277995 sq. miles (0.720003 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.277995 sq. miles (0.720003 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            17925
     Located within:       Kansas (KS), FIPS 20
     Location:             37.179373 N, 96.715987 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     67038
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Dexter, KS
      Dexter
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Dexter, ME -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Maine
     Population (2000):    2201
     Housing Units (2000): 1151
     Land area (2000):     4.760736 sq. miles (12.330249 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.583458 sq. miles (1.511149 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    5.344194 sq. miles (13.841398 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            17495
     Located within:       Maine (ME), FIPS 23
     Location:             45.020594 N, 69.292374 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     04930
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Dexter, ME
      Dexter
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Dexter, MI -- U.S. village in Michigan
     Population (2000):    2338
     Housing Units (2000): 1106
     Land area (2000):     1.890512 sq. miles (4.896404 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.890512 sq. miles (4.896404 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            22160
     Located within:       Michigan (MI), FIPS 26
     Location:             42.333986 N, 83.881616 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     48130
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Dexter, MI
      Dexter
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Dexter, MN -- U.S. city in Minnesota
     Population (2000):    333
     Housing Units (2000): 133
     Land area (2000):     1.448809 sq. miles (3.752397 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.448809 sq. miles (3.752397 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            15886
     Located within:       Minnesota (MN), FIPS 27
     Location:             43.718034 N, 92.704471 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     55926
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Dexter, MN
      Dexter
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Dexter, MO -- U.S. city in Missouri
     Population (2000):    7356
     Housing Units (2000): 3560
     Land area (2000):     6.089312 sq. miles (15.771245 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.128596 sq. miles (0.333062 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    6.217908 sq. miles (16.104307 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            19396
     Located within:       Missouri (MO), FIPS 29
     Location:             36.796655 N, 89.962518 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     63841
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Dexter, MO
      Dexter
  

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