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[ban-dee-leg-id, -legd]
  1. having crooked legs; bowlegged.
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Origin of bandy-legged

First recorded in 1680–90
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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  • You bandy-legged rat, get up there, or I'll give you a jolt.

    In the Orbit of Saturn

    Roman Frederick Starzl

  • This message could hardly have come from Beth's "bandy-legged buzzard."

    The Vagrant Duke

    George Gibbs

  • A bandy-legged little Hirish chap 'ere 'as give me a blanket.

  • Lots of boys pretend they are bandy-legged when they see me coming.'

  • He was bandy-legged from being coaxed to stand alone too soon.

    An Anarchist Woman

    Hutchins Hapgood