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Right Hand

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The right-hand side of the Speaker, meaning the Ministerial benches. In the French Legislative Assembly the right meant the Monarchy men. In the National Convention the Girondists were called the right hand, because they occupied the Ministerial benches.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Rif of Rifie (French)
Riff-raff
Rifle
Rift in the Lute (A)
Rig
Rig-Marie
Rigadoon
Rigdum Funnidos
RightFoot
Right Foot Foremost
Right Hand
Right as a Trivet
Right of Way (The)
Rights
Riglet
Rigol
Rigolette
Rigoletto
Rigwoodie
Rile
Rimer

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