Definitions

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  • adjective Of or pertaining to the hand; manual.
  • adjective Handy; manageable.

Etymologies

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From Middle English, equivalent to hand +‎ -ly. Compare German handlich ("handy, manageable"), Swedish handlig ("handy").

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