Meaning of BANDY in English
/ ˈbændi; NAmE / adjective , verb
( of the legs ) curving, with the knees wide apart :
to be bandy-legged
( ban·dies , bandy·ing , ban·died , ban·died )
- bandy words (with sb)
- bandy sth about / around
adjective late 17th cent.: perhaps from obsolete bandy curved stick used in hockey v .
verb late 16th cent. (in the sense pass a ball to and fro ): perhaps from French bander take sides at tennis, from bande band, crowd, of Germanic origin; related to banner .
Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне. 2005