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  • n. Plural form of pandy.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of pandy.

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Examples

  • For it seemed to me in that moment that whatever anyone said, whatever Wheeler felt, he was going to have to accept any terms the pandies offered - he couldn't refuse, and doom the women and children in that stinking barrack to certain death, however fearful of treachery he might be.

    Flashman In The Great Game

  • For it seemed to me in that moment that whatever anyone said, whatever Wheeler felt, he was going to have to accept any terms the pandies offered — he couldn't refuse, and doom the women and children in that stinking barrack to certain death, however fearful of treachery he might be.

    Flashman In The Great Game

  • I recollect he pushed me along back to the school the whole way, holding me at arm's length by the scruff of the neck; and, besides the infliction of a round dozen of "pandies" and an imposition of five hundred lines of Virgil's Aeneid to learn by heart, threatened me with all sorts of pains and penalties should he ever catch me going down to the quay again.

    On Board the Esmeralda Martin Leigh's Log - A Sea Story

  • The personal rows, too, that I got into with Dr Hellyer were innumerable; and I really think he wore out three flat rulers while I was a member of the school, in inflicting his dearly-loved "pandies" on my suffering palms.

    On Board the Esmeralda Martin Leigh's Log - A Sea Story

  • I was really extremely proud of my achievement, although conscious that I should have to pay dearly bye-and-bye for my freak in the way of "pandies" and forced abstention from food; but I little thought of the stern Nemesis at a later period of my life

    On Board the Esmeralda Martin Leigh's Log - A Sea Story

  • "The right again!" sang out the big brute, I obeying without wincing after the first stroke; and so he went on, flaying my poor hands until he had given me six "pandies," as the boys called the infliction, on each, by which time both of my palms were as raw as a piece of ordinary beefsteak, and, I'm certain, far more tender.

    On Board the Esmeralda Martin Leigh's Log - A Sea Story

  • This was Dr Hellyer's very practical first stage of punishment; he always commenced with starving us for any offence against his laws and ordinances, and then wound up his trilogy of penance with a proportionate number of "pandies" and solitary confinement.

    On Board the Esmeralda Martin Leigh's Log - A Sea Story

  • Sometimes, in our solemn walks under charge of the under-masters, we occasionally encountered "the opposition school" or college fellows belonging to a large educational institution near us, when it was no rare occurrence for a skirmish to ensue between the two forces, that led to the most disastrous results, as far as subsequent "pandies" and impositions from the Doctor were concerned, or, rather, those who had to undergo them!

    On Board the Esmeralda Martin Leigh's Log - A Sea Story

  • For this -- what I considered -- just retaliation, I received the encomiums of the majority of the fellows, who detested Slodgers for his sneaking as well as bullying ways with the youngsters; but Dr Hellyer, with whom he still continued a favourite, took my triumph in such ill part, that he treated me to no less than six dozen "pandies," incarcerating me besides in an empty coal cellar, on a diet of bread and water, in solitary confinement below for the same length of time that Slodgers was laid up ill in bed above stairs.

    On Board the Esmeralda Martin Leigh's Log - A Sea Story

  • "pandies," and the imposition of ever so many lines of Caesar to be learnt by heart, when they failed in construing it.

    On Board the Esmeralda Martin Leigh's Log - A Sea Story

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