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From right +‎ -some.


rightsome (comparative more rightsome, superlative most rightsome)

  1. Marked by right or rightness; characteristically right and proper; rightful.
    • 1834 (original 1535), O'Brien to King Henry VIII:
      [...] and of your power and bountie, I had never done nothing prejudiciall to Your Grace is pleasure ; but I was counselled by light people, wherof now I am rightsome.
    • 2011, Elizabeth Taylor, In a Summer Season:
      She was bound to keep silent, for to speak up for him would make a fool of him,she felt. 'I can't see him lasting,' Mrs Shotover said. 'I've no objection whatsoever to surely Roman Catholics—in their rightsome place, that is.