Definition and Meanings for bandy
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Part of Speech of bandy
noun, transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, intransitive verb, adjective
Etymology of bandy
Meaning of bandy
- a carriage or cart used in india, esp. one drawn by bullocks.
as noun, noun
- a club bent at the lower part for striking a ball at play; a hockey stick.
- the game played with such a club; hockey; shinney; bandy ball.
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to beat to and fro, as a ball in playing at bandy.
- to give and receive reciprocally; to exchange.
- to toss about, as from person to person; to circulate freely in a light manner; -- of ideas, facts, rumors, etc.
as intransitive verb
- to contend, as at some game in which each strives to drive the ball his own way.
- bent; crooked; curved laterally, esp. with the convex side outward; as, a bandy leg.