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pan·dy (păn′dē) tr.v. pan·died
Chiefly British To strike on the open palm of the hand with a cane or strap for punishment at school.
[Probably from Latin
, imperative sg. of
to spread out, open (the palm)
pandy ( ˈpændɪ) n
(Education) (in schools) a stroke on the hand with a strap as a punishment
-dying or -died
tr) to punish with such strokes
[C19: from Latin
pande ( manum) stretch out (the hand), from pandere to spread or extend] pan•dy (ˈpæn di) v.t. -died, -dy•ing. Chiefly Scot.
to strike on the palm of the hand with a cane or strap as a punishment in school.
[1795–1805; < Latin
pande stretch out! (imperative of pandere)] pandy Past participle: pandied Gerund: pandying Imperative Present Preterite Present Continuous Present Perfect Past Continuous Past Perfect Future Future Perfect Future Continuous Present Perfect Continuous Future Perfect Continuous Past Perfect Continuous Conditional Past Conditional
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