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bandy

1. an early form of hockey, often played on ice
2. a stick, curved at one end, used in the game of bandy
3. an old form of tennis
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Since she first appeared on a racecourse last year, Attraction's ungainly, bandy-legged stride has drawn as much comment as her undoubted abilities.
Among the drivers are 60-year-old Billy Mack, a bandy-legged veteran of the road, unstoppable storyteller Darrell, and wisecracking pals Larry and Bull, known for fast driving and fast talking.
So it was amazing to see him twenty minutes later, bushy-browed, hunched, and bandy-legged in wrinkly white long-johns, chewing on a cigar like Groucho Marx, playing outrageously to the audience and wickedly prowling after Sarah Wildor, whose own flightiness was delightful.
Long, loping, and bandy-legged he may be, but Lewis looks the part.
The way bandy-legged Leighton walks, it wouldn't be the toughest job in the world for Craig Brown to shove a copy of that book where the sun don't shine, but the Scotland boss should now forget about such trivial matters.
On another page of the scrapbook, he points to a picture of Arthur, the ancient, bandy-legged gardener.
Johnny Depp is unrecognisable as Raoul Duke - the alter-ego of "gonzo" journalist Hunter S Thompson - all slap-headed and bandy-legged with a cigarette holder between his teeth so you can't understand a word he says.
John remembers how those who didn't know could easily underestimate the bandy-legged strutter with power in his boots.
Yes, that's Bandy - and Eurosport is currently screening the Bandy World Championships, with Malcolm MacDonald nowhere to be seen (that's a bandy-legged gag for you younger readers).
CHRISTMAS is still a few weeks away - except at The Hawthorns that is Bryan Robson sneaked down to The Hawthorns and opened his presents early to find some goalscoring strikers, an inform Japanese midfielder and a bandy-legged Nigerian magician, among a nicely-wrapped three points and one-carefully preserved clean sheet.
Since she first appeared last year, Attraction's ungainly, bandy-legged stride has drawn as much comment as her undoubted abilities.
His power salute was limper than a lettuce and his bandy-legged dancing looked like he was being electrocuted.