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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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The bandy-legged king proclaims: "England is enslaved to the devil and we must set her free", eventually waging war with the Spanish Armada.
Police are searching for a bandy-legged man who they believe may have information about a burglary in Huddersfield.
The next time you park on a double yellow line, beware the gun-toting, bandy-legged marshal attempting to whisk you off to Texas.
But Francis believes Tyson is in for a shock if he is expecting another bandy-legged Briton who will crumble before the first bell goes.
She looked at one stage unlikely to run again, let alone in the Guineas, but has recovered well and now the biggest doubt that surrounds the daughter of Efisio, who is notable for her bandy-legged action, is her ability to stay the extra distance.
The lanky 20-year-old dancer, grandson of the paunchy, bandy-legged flamenco legend Farruco, generated even more excitement, with elastic moves and state-of-the-art footwork, than the old man had.
The 28-year-old has the bandy-legged gait of a pro player, which had been his dream back in his native Iraq.
He is described as a "three foot six inches tall, bandy-legged, club-footed, rag-faced" cripple in a wheelchair.
And I think Paul McCartney is a pretty cool dude" Yoko Ono, above "A little Welsh bandy-legged guy" John Cleese is no fan of Daniel Craig as James Bond "This guy's a choke artist and this guy's a liar.
I could have taken the money and not cared but I wanted people to remember the real SuperMac and not a bandy-legged, slow imposter.
And they don't get more dogged than a bandy-legged boxing writer whose idea of fast service is only a 30-second wait at the Newz Bar, and who first picked up a tennis racket a month ago.