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[han-dee-dan-dee] /ˈhæn diˈdæn di/
adjective, Informal.
handy (def 2).
Origin of handy-dandy
First recorded in 1575-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • handy-dandy, which is the Magistrate and which is the Thief?

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  • Here we have the exact game of handy-dandy, which is, after all, the simple form of the odd and even of children.

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