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Handiness

noun
1.
Skillfulness with the hands.
2.
The quality of being at hand when needed.  Synonyms: accessibility, availability, availableness.






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"Handiness" Quotes from Famous Books



... had streaks when he'd work me considerable hard. He never give me any money fur it. He loafed a lot too, and when he'd loaf I'd loaf. But I did pick up right smart of handiness with tools around that there shop of his'n, and if he'd ever of used me right I might of turned into a purty fair blacksmith. But it wasn't no use trying to work fur Hank. When I was about fifteen, times is right bad around the house fur a spell, and Elmira is working purty ...
— Danny's Own Story • Don Marquis



Words linked to "Handiness" :   inaccessible, skillfulness, unavailable, availability, unavailability, command, unaccessible, availableness, accessible, handy, inaccessibility, print, available, convenience



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