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Bandy


BAND'Y, noun [Latin pando.] A club for striking a ball at play.

BAND'Y, verb transitive To beat to and fro, as a ball in play.

2. To exchange; to give and receive reciprocally; as, to bandy looks.

3. To agitate; to toss about, as from man to man.

Let not known truth be bandied in disputation.

BAND'Y, verb intransitive To contend, as at some game, in which strives to drive the ball his own way.