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lindy

or Lindy

[lin-dee] /ˈlɪn di/
noun, plural lindies.
1.
Also called lindy hop, Lindy Hop. an energetic jitterbug dance.
verb (used without object), lindied, lindying.
2.
to dance the lindy.
Origin of lindy
1930-1935
1930-35; probably from nickname of Charles A. Lindbergh
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  • They spiraled down for a while, and lindy tried to pull her out of it.

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  • Honest, it almost gave me the fidgets, havin' lindy around the house.

  • If anybody gets my vote, its lindy, even if he was running for President, and I was old enough to vote.

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  • But remember this ain't a class I'm describin': it's just lindy.

  • Mrs. Putnam had not told him not to tell lindy, but she had said lindy would give a thousand dollars to know.

  • But when it comes to the future lindy was right there with the goods.

  • The government accepted his offer, and lindy flew over the country, making reports of districts that were under water.

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