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Handy

[han-dee] /ˈhæn di/
noun
1.
W(illiam) C(hristopher) 1873–1958, U.S. blues composer.
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British Dictionary definitions for william christopher handy

handy

/ˈhændɪ/
adjective handier, handiest
1.
conveniently or easily within reach
2.
easy to manoeuvre, handle, or use: a handy tool
3.
skilful with one's hands
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handiness, noun

Handy

/ˈhændɪ/
noun
1.
W(illiam) C(hristopher). 1873–1958, US blues musician and songwriter, esp noted for the song "St Louis Blues"
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Word Origin and History for william christopher handy

handy

adj.

c.1300, "skilled with the hands" (implied in surnames), from hand (n.) + -y (2). Meaning "conveniently accessible" is from 1640s.

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