ambidexter. 1. A judge or embracer who takes bribes from both sides in a dispute. 2. A lawyer
who abandons the party that he or she initially represented in a dispute to represent the opposing
party in the same suit. 3. A person who engages in double-dealing.
“Ambidexter is he that, when a matter is in suit between men, takes money of the one side
and of the other, either to labour the suit, or such like; or if he be of the jury, to give his verdict.”
William Rastell, Termes de la Ley 28 (1st Am. ed. 1812). [Blacks Law 8th]