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steady-handed

[sted-ee-han-did] /ˈstɛd iˈhæn dɪd/
adjective
1.
having steady hands; having self-control; calm.
Origin of steady-handed
1605-1615
First recorded in 1605-15
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  • Griswold lifted the sick man, and his companion, deft and steady-handed, administered the stimulant.

    The Price Francis Lynde
  • But a Hannibal is not possible without an army, and a steady-handed Fabius was the need of the times.

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