Having superior skills and knowledge, mainly in practical matters; savvy.
—Only the noble Mr∙ Savvinous can solve this roomlocked mystery!— sobbed the old woman with a full nose and hastily began to rummage in her black handbag. Hubert politely offered her a napkin, but she merely wrinkled her nose and fished out a roll of linen wrapped in wire. —Since then, not a foot stepped inside.— she assured the Doctor as she set to unwrapping the rag package... (Context: A visiting old lady introduces a new case to Dr∙ Barton in her rural language, calling him flatteringly "Mr∙ Savvinous", thus adding urgency to her begging. Source: J∙ Okram - The Mystery of the Rammed Key.)