Jibs became universal, adding greatly to handiness in general and the power of tacking in particular.
No doubt he slipped in and out with almost the handiness with which one might crack a whip.
What the Basutus gain in art and handiness they lose in manliness and gentlemanly feeling.
I've heard about your handiness with the thrust buckets on the cruisers.
He saw, at a glance, that a native adroitness and handiness made the task to her an easier one than it proved to many.
When the 'Ariel'—for so they called her—arrived, the friends were delighted with her speed and handiness.
It has long been superseded by the Aneroid, which far exceeds it in handiness.
At the time I thought he was joking—that I had seen the extreme limit that morning of the "handiness" of the modern destroyer.
I reckon about the best one left for soil and handiness, but there ain't no mill timber on it.
My handiness with the ropes, when I volunteered to help in hoisting sail, surprised and even perplexed him.