What does the word handy mean?

Usage examples for handy

  1. Better put your revolver in the saddle holster where it will be handy. – Grace Harlowe's Overland Riders on the Great American Desert by Jessie Graham Flower
  2. Have you Hawkshaw's address handy? – The Enchanted Typewriter by John Kendrick Bangs
  3. You be here at midnight, and have your hay- cart handy. – A Dog with a Bad Name by Talbot Baines Reed