- Strong enough to be bid. Used of a hand of cards.
- Bid (a hand of cards) at less than the strength of the hand warrants.
- You can't take a mulligan if you don't like your new hand of cards.
- The farmer examined a handful of earth.
- I drew a handful of coins from my pocket.
- The farmer, concluding I must soon die, resolved to make as good a hand of me as he could.