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  1. a male given name, form of Andrew.
  2. a female given name, form of Andrea.
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  • "He had a gun shoved into the hollow of his throat," said Andy.

  • Andy sighed at the thought of stealing through the great halls within.

  • And then, by chance, the circle of Andy's sight embraced the body of a horseman.

  • For the gun Andy had his Colt in the holster, and he knew it like his own mind.

  • The three gave Andy a look and a grunt, but otherwise they paid no attention to him.

Word Origin and History for andy


familiar shortening of masc. proper name Andrew (q.v.).

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