from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The ball used in the game of bandy or hockey.
  • n. The game itself.


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  • It is, therefore, no longer necessary to say that golf is not a highly developed and scientific sort of hockey, or bandy-ball.

    Lost Leaders

  • In those days it was called ` bandy-ball, 'on account of the bowed or bandy stick with which it was played.

    Ernest Bracebridge School Days

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