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noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French destrer, destrier, from destre right hand, from Latin dextra, from feminine of dexter Date: 14th century archaic warhorse; a charger used especially in medieval tournaments also n. hist. a war-horse.
Etymology: ME f. AF destrer, OF destrier ult. f. L DEXTER(1) right (as the knight's horse was led by the squire with the right hand)
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