Part of speech: adverb


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Usage examples "handiness":

  1. Good servants do not often come to us; they must be made by patience and training; and if a girl has a good disposition and a reasonable degree of handiness, and the housekeeper understands her profession, a good servant may be made out of an indifferent one. - "The American Woman's Home", Catherine E. Beecher and Harriet Beecher Stowe.
  2. Rumours of this new " handiness" spread, and colliers from far and near sent their watches and clocks to him to doctor. - "The Boyhood of Great Inventors", A. Fraser Robertson.
  3. And with all respect to Hathi's handiness of trunk, I must say I prefer good, stout Horns. - "The Sa'-Zada Tales", William Alexander Fraser.