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7 definitions found
 for Bandy
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bandy \Ban"dy\, v. i.
     To contend, as at some game in which each strives to drive
     the ball his own way.
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           Fit to bandy with thy lawless sons.      --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bandy \Ban"dy\, a.
     Bent; crooked; curved laterally, esp. with the convex side
     outward; as, a bandy leg.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bandy \Ban"dy\ (b[a^]n"d[y^]), n. [Telugu ba[.n][dsdot]i.]
     A carriage or cart used in India, esp. one drawn by bullocks.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bandy \Ban"dy\, n.; pl. Bandies (-d[i^]z). [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.
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     2. The game played with such a club; hockey; shinney; bandy
        ball.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bandy \Ban"dy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bandied (b[a^]n"d[-e]d);
     p. pr. & vb. n. Bandying.]
     1. To beat to and fro, as a ball in playing at bandy.
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              Like tennis balls bandied and struck upon us . . .
              by rackets from without.              --Cudworth.
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     2. To give and receive reciprocally; to exchange. "To bandy
        hasty words." --Shak.
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     3. To toss about, as from person to person; to circulate
        freely in a light manner; -- of ideas, facts, rumors, etc.
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              Let not obvious and known truth be bandied about in
              a disputation.                        --I. Watts.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  bandy
      adj 1: have legs that curve outward at the knees [syn: bandy,
             bandy-legged, bowed, bowleg, bowlegged]
      v 1: toss or strike a ball back and forth
      2: exchange blows
      3: discuss lightly; "We bandied around these difficult
         questions" [syn: bandy, kick around]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  85 Moby Thesaurus words for "bandy":
     alternate, answer, arched, arciform, arclike, arcual, bandy-legged,
     banter, be quits with, blemished, bloated, bowed, bowlegged,
     bowlike, change, chuck, club-footed, commute, compensate, concave,
     convex, cooperate, counterchange, defaced, deformed, disfigured,
     dwarfed, embowed, exchange, flatfooted, flip, get back at,
     get even with, gibbose, gibbous, give and take, grotesque,
     humpbacked, humped, humpy, hunched, hunchy, ill-made,
     ill-proportioned, ill-shaped, interchange, knock-kneed, logroll,
     malformed, marred, misbegotten, misproportioned, misshapen,
     monstrous, mutilated, out of shape, oxbow, pay back, permute,
     pigeon-toed, pitch, pug-nosed, rachitic, reciprocate, repay,
     requite, respond, retaliate, retort, return, return the compliment,
     rickety, simous, snub-nosed, stumpy, swap, swaybacked, switch,
     talipedic, throw, toss, trade, transpose, truncated, vaulted
  
  

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