To his hand

in readiness; already prepared.

See also: Hand

References in classic literature ?
At his feet had squatted his three old wives, the oldest of them, toothless and somewhat palsied, ever presenting to his hand, at his head nod, a basket rough-woven of pandanus leaf.
Toward the last the basket had hovered constantly close to his hand, and, at the last, he made one final dip.
He also sustained an injury to his hand, which affected his ability to reload.