From the seating arrangement in the French parliament after the French Revolution.
Left-wing Sentence Examples
Corps were streaming up through the woods against the French left wing.
Their left wing drove the English back, but Lord Dacre's reserve corps restored the fight on this side.
The left wing was totally destroyed by the bombardment of 1795, but has since been restored.
The cavalry of his left wing stood fast, west of Doon Hill, as a pivot of manoeuvre, the northern face of Doon (where the ground rises from the burn at an average slope of fifteen degrees and is even steeper near the summit) he left unoccupied.
Before long, while the hostile left wing still remained inactive, the unfortunate troops of the French centre and right were gradually hemmed in by the whole force of the Allies.