- To give and receive reciprocally; to exchange.
- to bandy words (with somebody)
- To use or pass about casually.
1928, Lawrence R. Bourne, chapter 4, in Well Tackled!:
- Technical terms like ferrite, perlite, graphite, and hardenite were bandied to and fro, and when Paget glibly brought out such a rare exotic as ferro-molybdenum, Benson forgot that he was a master ship-builder, […]
- to have one's name bandied about (or around)
- I. Watts
- Let not obvious and known truth be bandied about in a disputation.
- To throw or strike reciprocally, like balls in sports.
to give and receive reciprocally
- Bowlegged, or bending outward at the knees; as in bandy legged.
- (sports) A winter sport played on ice, from which ice hockey developed.
- A club bent at the lower part for striking a ball at play; a hockey stick.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Johnson to this entry?)
winter sport played on ice
bandy (plural bandies)