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  • of writing, in a fashion such that the reading direction changes from right-to-left to left-to-right every line.
  • written from right-to-left and left-to-right on alternate lines
  • (figurative): changing direction, going back and forth
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia

||Bou`stro*phe"don (&?;), n. [Gr. &?; turning like oxen in plowing; &?; to turn.] An ancient mode of writing, in alternate directions, one line from left to right, and the next from right to left (as fields are plowed), as in early Greek and Hittite.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

Boustrophe`don, an ancient mode of writing from right to left, and then from left to right, as in ploughing a field.

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