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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (3)

1. toss or strike a ball back and forth;

2. exchange blows;

3. discuss lightly;
- Example: "We bandied around these difficult questions"
[syn: bandy, kick around]


ADJECTIVE (1)

1. have legs that curve outward at the knees;
[syn: bandy, bandy-legged, bowed, bowleg, bowlegged]


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. [1913 Webster] Fit to bandy with thy lawless sons. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
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. [1913 Webster]
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. [1913 Webster]
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. [1913 Webster] 2. The game played with such a club; hockey; shinney; bandy ball. [1913 Webster]
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. [1913 Webster] Like tennis balls bandied and struck upon us . . . by rackets from without. --Cudworth. [1913 Webster] 2. To give and receive reciprocally; to exchange. "To bandy hasty words." --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To toss about, as from person to person; to circulate freely in a light manner; -- of ideas, facts, rumors, etc. [1913 Webster] Let not obvious and known truth be bandied about in a disputation. --I. Watts. [1913 Webster]
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]
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