Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)
result(s) from the 1913
Ban"dy (?), n. [Telugu bandi.] A carriage or cart used in India, esp. one drawn by bullocks.
Ban"dy, n.; pl. Bandies (). [Cf. F. bandé, 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.
2. The game played with such a club; hockey; shinney; bandy ball.
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.
2. To give and receive reciprocally; to exchange. To bandy hasty words."
3. To toss about, as from man to man; to agitate.
Let not obvious and known truth be bandied about in a disputation.
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.
Ban"dy, a. Bent; crooked; curved laterally, esp. with the convex side outward; as, a bandy leg.