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handy-dandy

[han-dee-dan-dee] /ˈhæn diˈdæn di/
adjective, Informal.
1.
handy (def 2).
Origin of handy-dandy
1575-1585
1575-85
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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.

    Popular Rhymes and Nursery Tales David Goodger (goodger@python.org)
  • handy-dandy, which is the Magistrate and which is the Thief?

    Visions and Revisions John Cowper Powys

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