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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dexter  \Dex"ter\,  a.  [L.,;  akin  to  Gr  ?,  ?,  Skr.  dakshi?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 
 
  On  sounding  wings  a  dexter  eagle  flew.  --Pope. 
 
  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 
 
  {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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dexter 
  adj  :  (heraldry)  on  or  starting  from  the  wearer's  left 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Dexter,  GA  (town,  FIPS  22752) 
  Location:  32.43305  N,  83.05997  W 
  Population  (1990):  475  (213  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.9  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  31019 
  Dexter,  IA  (city,  FIPS  21225) 
  Location:  41.51563  N,  94.22688  W 
  Population  (1990):  628  (260  housing  units) 
  Area:  3.1  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  50070 
  Dexter,  KS  (city,  FIPS  17925) 
  Location:  37.17934  N,  96.71568  W 
  Population  (1990):  320  (134  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.7  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  67038 
  Dexter,  KY 
  Zip  code(s):  42036 
  Dexter,  ME  (CDP,  FIPS  17495) 
  Location:  45.01552  N,  69.29460  W 
  Population  (1990):  2650  (1238  housing  units) 
  Area:  12.3  sq  km  (land),  1.5  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  04930 
  Dexter,  MI  (village,  FIPS  22160) 
  Location:  42.33147  N,  83.87981  W 
  Population  (1990):  1497  (676  housing  units) 
  Area:  4.0  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  48130 
  Dexter,  MN  (city,  FIPS  15886) 
  Location:  43.71808  N,  92.70248  W 
  Population  (1990):  303  (122  housing  units) 
  Area:  3.8  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  55926 
  Dexter,  MO  (city,  FIPS  19396) 
  Location:  36.79037  N,  89.96032  W 
  Population  (1990):  7559  (3433  housing  units) 
  Area:  13.5  sq  km  (land),  0.2  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  63841 
  Dexter,  NM  (town,  FIPS  20620) 
  Location:  33.19472  N,  104.36836  W 
  Population  (1990):  898  (348  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.9  sq  km  (land),  0.2  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  88230 
  Dexter,  NY  (village,  FIPS  20500) 
  Location:  44.00821  N,  76.04572  W 
  Population  (1990):  1030  (404  housing  units) 
  Area:  1.1  sq  km  (land),  0.2  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  13634 
  Dexter,  OH 
  Zip  code(s):  45741 
  Dexter,  OR 
  Zip  code(s):  97431 




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