bandy

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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 their debut in 1605, the lanky, bandy-legged figure of Quixote and his contrastingly tubby sidekick Sancho Panza have become a part of international popular culture.
One of them will have a humped back, another will be bandy-legged, a third paralytic.
I still contend that the 80s spawned many a nifty dance move, and that Astley's loose, bandy-legged, finger-clicking groove set the bar for white boys who couldn't dance.
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.