Dexter vs Defter - What's the difference?

dexter | defter |


As a proper noun dexter

is for a female dyer.

As an adjective defter is

(deft).

As a noun defter is

a type of tax register that was used in the ottoman empire.

dexter

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Right; on the right-hand side.
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year = 1887 , title = Crimes of Christianity , author = (George William Foote) , coauthors = J. M. Wheeler , location = London , publisher = Progressive Publishing , passage = Displaying his dexter palm, he exclaimed that there was a hand that never took a bribe; whereupon a smart auditor cried "How about the one behind your back?" }}
  • * 1911 , (Saki), ‘The Match-Maker’, The Chronicles of Clovis :
  • Clovis wiped the trace of Turkish coffee and the beginnings of a smile from his lips, and slowly lowered his dexter eyelid.
    (right) * German: , (t) (trans-mid) * Portuguese: (trans-bottom)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (heraldry) The right side of a shield from the wearer's standpoint, and the left side to the viewer.
  • right hand
  • See also

    * sinister ----

    defter

    English

    Etymology 1

    Adjective

    (head)
  • (deft)
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) defter, from (etyl) .

    Noun

    (defters)
  • A type of tax register that was used in the Ottoman Empire.
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