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  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. 




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