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  1. having steady hands; having self-control; calm.
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Origin of steady-handed

First recorded in 1605–15
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  • Griswold lifted the sick man, and his companion, deft and steady-handed, administered the stimulant.

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    Francis Lynde

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