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pandy

verb pan·dy \ˈpan-dē\
pan·diedpan·dy·ing

Definition of PANDY

transitive verb
British
:  to punish (a schoolboy) with a blow on the palm of the hand especially with a ferule

Origin of PANDY

probably from Latin pande, imperative singular of pandere to spread out (the hand), command of the schoolmaster to the boy — more at fathom
First Known Use: 1863

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