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Bandying.

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Bandying. adj. Ban′dy-legged, having bandy or crooked legs
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Quotations

  • John Webster
    John Webster
    “We are merely the stars tennis-balls, struck and bandied which way please them.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. bander, perh. conn. with bande, a side.

Usage

In literature:

How undignified to bandy words with a person she so despised.
"The Land of Promise" by D. Torbett
The man either disdained to bandy words or had no retort ready.
"Madame Flirt" by Charles E. Pearce
Bandi, you go and look in the carriage for the fiddle!
"The Poor Plutocrats" by Maurus Jókai
I cannot bandy words with such as you.
"A Dream of Empire" by William Henry Venable
You may judge therefore whether your name is not frequently bandied at table among us.
"Goldsmith" by William Black
The horrible thing was that her name had already been bandied about from a ruffian's lips.
"Judith of Blue Lake Ranch" by Jackson Gregory
In a breath Mrs. Kernaby had her in her arms; there were screams and pantings, and a bandying to and fro of smelling salts.
"The Admirable Tinker" by Edgar Jepson
Thus the three self-appointed stars of the varsity bandied words among themselves as they crossed the field.
"The Young Pitcher" by Zane Grey
I supposed it was one of the boys' bandy holes.
"The Wit and Humor of America, Volume VII. (of X.)" by Various
Who was I to be bandied about in such fashion?
"The Fifth Wheel" by Olive Higgins Prouty
Jests were bandied about.
"Debit and Credit" by Gustav Freytag
St. George would not condescend, neither would he sully Eloise's name by bandying it about with another lover.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 13, No. 80, June, 1864" by Various
They bandy about the Bible as if it were an Album.
"Recreations of Christopher North, Volume 2" by John Wilson
Mrs. Webster declares that she would far rather lose her money than appear in a court of law, or have her name bandied about in the papers.
"The Village by the River" by H. Louisa Bedford
In the dark ages of the past, he had been a creature of derision, a thing to be bandied about in trade or gift.
"David Lannarck, Midget" by George S. Harney
Next mornin' he gaed awa' gey early to get yokit, an' he took Bandy Wobster wi' him to gi'e him a hand.
"My Man Sandy" by J. B. Salmond
Bandy Jim did not wait for the eager question on the tip of my tongue.
"The Rose of Old St. Louis" by Mary Dillon
It will be well for you to answer questions instead of bandying them.
"Little Novels of Italy" by Maurice Henry Hewlett
Master Udal, the minister, was not a man to bandy compliments.
"Sir Ludar" by Talbot Baines Reed
The choice fell on Bandy Robinson, who did not relish his job much.
"Frank Merriwell's Races" by Burt L. Standish
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In poetry:

Because we suspected
the pillow would say "I know,"
we slept without it.
Nevertheless my name is being bandied like dust.
"Because We Suspected" by Ise
Then tongues began words to bandy
As to whose might the lily be.
``'Tis mine,'' said the titled dandy;
Said the plutocrat, ``'tis for me.''
"A Snow-White Lily" by Alfred Austin
"Now, Brute-carl, yield thy booty to me,
Or I will take it by force from thee.
Say, wilt thou quickly thy beasts forego,
Or venture with me to bandy a blow?
Look out, look out, Svend Vonved.
"Svend Vonved" by George Borrow
One dissertates, he is candid;
Two must discept,—has distinguished;
Three helps the couple, if ever yet man did;
Four protests; Five makes a dart at the thing wished:
Back to One, goes the case bandied.
"Master Hugues Of Saxe-Gotha" by Robert Browning
"Aw, 'ave a 'eart!" 'e weeps. "A fight's a fight;
But, strike me bandy, this is bloody war!
It's murder! An' you got no blasted right
To arst a 'uman man to come fer more.
'E 'ad no chance with you right frum the start.
Aw, 'ave a 'eart!
"'Ave a 'eart!" by C J Dennis
"Cease your writing, cease your shouting, cease your wild unearthly lying;
Cease to bandy such expressions as are never, never found
In the letter of a lover; cease "exposing" and "replying"
Let there be abated fury and a decrement of sound.
"At The Close Of The Canvass" by Ambrose Bierce

In news:

Those who bandy the term "class warfare" would profit from this stark history of the early Soviet Union.
Despite falling behind 2-1 in its match against Bandys on Thursday, Newton-Conover never relinquished hope.
Country singer Moe Bandy will be honoredwith a marker on the Mississippi Country Music Trail.
Karen Bandy specializes in rings, pendants and earrings.
Cathy Diane Bandy Brown, 60, of Amarillo died Tuesday, Nov 22, 2011.
Regina Lee Bandy, 70, of Jonesboro, died Wednesday, April 11, 2011, at St Bernards Medical Center in Jonesboro.
Lacy Patterson and Jeremy Bandy of Lafayette wish to announce the birth of their daughter Haisley Nicole Bandy .
Kevin Bandy -- partner & manager of directory sales and marketing transformation, Accenture.
Pauline "Polly" Bandy, 90, died at 6 am April 25, 2006, at her home.
And Mrs Phillip Marshall announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Crystal Speicher, to Chris Bandy, son of Mr and Mrs Darell Bandy .
Albert Joseph Bandy, 90, of Leachville, died Thursday, July 17, 2003, at the Manila Nursing Center.
Born at Bay, he was the son of the late Ira Edward and Mary Sanders Bandy and had been a Leachville resident since 1948.
Paul Edward Bandy, 82, of Blytheville died Sunday, June 16, 2002, at Regional Medical Center of Northeast Arkansas.
Behind two goals each from Joel Hernandez and Richard Xiong, the Bears knocked off Bandys on the road for their sixth victory.
Laura Bandy and Jorden Bench announce engagement.
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In science:

Recent research on the nonparametric modeling of nonstationary data opens up some new possibilities that seem relevant to applications in many fields, including nonlinear diffusion models in continuous time [Bandi and Phillips (2003, 2007)] and cointegration models in economics and finance.
A specification test for nonlinear nonstationary models
MR1956859 Bandi, F. M. and Phillips, P. C. B. (2007). A simple approach to the parametric estimation of potentially nonstationary diffusions. J.
A specification test for nonlinear nonstationary models
Bandy ) Are there two normal countably compact spaces whose product is not countably compact? Solution.
Problems from Topology Proceedings
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