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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 handy /ˈhændi/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hand·y a. [Compar. Handier superl. Handiest.]
 1. Performed by the hand. [Obs.]
    To draw up and come to handy strokes.   --Milton.
 2. Skillful in using the hand; dexterous; ready; adroit. “Each is handy in his way.”
 3. Ready to the hand; near; also, suited to the use of the hand; convenient; valuable for reference or use; as, my tools are handy; a handy volume.
 4. Naut. Easily managed; obedient to the helm; -- said of a vessel.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: easy to reach; "found a handy spot for the can opener" [syn:
              convenient, ready to hand(p)]
      2: easy to use; "a handy gadget"
      3: skillful with the hands; "handy with an axe"
      n : United States blues musician who transcribed and published
          traditional blues music (1873-1958) [syn: W. C. Handy,
          William Christopher Handy]
      [also: handiest, handier]