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  7  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bandy  \Ban"dy\,  n.  [Telugu  bandi.] 
  A  carriage  or  cart  used  in  India,  esp.  one  drawn  by  bullocks. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bandy  \Ban"dy\,  n.;  pl  {Bandies}.  [Cf.  F.  band['e],  p.  p.  of 
  bander  to  bind,  to  bend  (a  bow),  to  bandy,  fr  bande.  See 
  {Band},  n.] 
  1.  A  club  bent  at  the  lower  part  for  striking  a  ball  at  play; 
  a  hockey  stick.  --Johnson. 
 
  2.  The  game  played  with  such  a  club;  hockey;  shinney;  bandy 
  ball. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bandy  \Ban"dy\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Bandied}  (?);  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Bandying}.] 
  1.  To  beat  to  and  fro,  as  a  ball  in  playing  at  bandy. 
 
  Like  tennis  balls  bandied  and  struck  upon  us  .  .  . 
  by  rackets  from  without  --Cudworth. 
 
  2.  To  give  and  receive  reciprocally;  to  exchange.  ``To  bandy 
  hasty  words.''  --Shak. 
 
  3.  To  toss  about  as  from  man  to  man;  to  agitate. 
 
  Let  not  obvious  and  known  truth  be  bandied  about  in 
  a  disputation.  --I.  Watts. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bandy  \Ban"dy\,  v.  i. 
  To  content,  as  at  some  game  in  which  each  strives  to  drive 
  the  ball  his  own  way 
 
  Fit  to  bandy  with  thy  lawless  sons.  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bandy  \Ban"dy\,  a. 
  Bent;  crooked;  curved  laterally,  esp.  with  the  convex  side 
  outward;  as  a  bandy  leg. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bandy 
  adj  :  have  legs  that  curve  outward  at  the  knees  [syn:  {bandy-legged}, 
  {bowed},  {bowleg},  {bowlegged}] 
  v  1:  toss  or  strike  a  ball  back  and  forth,  as  in  tennis,  hockey, 
  etc 
  2:  exchange  blows 
  3:  discuss  lightly;  "We  bandied  around  these  difficult 
  questions"  [syn:  {kick  around}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Bandy,  VA 
  Zip  code(s):  24602 




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