Dandy


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Dan·dy

(dan'dē),
Walter E., U.S. neurosurgeon, 1886-1946. See: Dandy operation, Dandy-Walker syndrome.
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Our general routine was this: -- Pompey, having rolled himself well in the mud, sat upon end at the shop door, until he observed a dandy approaching in bright boots.
Who in mere lackadaisical want of an emotion have agreed upon a little dandy talk about the vulgar wanting faith in things in general, meaning in the things that have been tried and found wanting, as though a low fellow should unaccountably lose faith in a bad shilling after finding it out
As this dandy of Melanesia leaped into the sunshine, the Snider rifle in his hands came into position, aimed from his hip, the generous muzzle bearing directly on Van Horn.
My present costume was of the dandy sort--rather shabby, but gay in color and outrageous in cut.
Dat bloke was a dandy," said Pete, in conclusion, "but he hadn' oughta made no trouble.
She would n't take you at any price," said Fanny, remembering Polly's look of disappointment and disapproval when she came on her last visit and found him an unmistakable dandy.
Regardless of his gloves, Dandy tore after him, and the rest swarmed in every direction as if bent on breaking their necks and dislocating their joints as rapidly as possible.
A perfect and celebrated "blood," or dandy about town, was this young officer.
Yes, if there has been nothing that ought not to have been, old as I am, I'd have called him out to the barrier, the young dandy.
And now it's up to Bill to say something after your dandy spiel.
He must have been a great Bugis dandy in his time, for even then (and when we knew him he was no longer young) his splendour was spotlessly neat, and he dyed his hair a light shade of brown.
Raskolnikov felt furious; he had a sudden longing to insult this fat dandy in some way.