Hándydandy. n.s. A play in which children change hands and places.
See how yond justice rails upon yond simple thief! Hark in thine ear: change places, and, handydandy, which is the justice, which is the thief. Shakespeare's King Lear.
Neither cross and pile, nor ducks and drakes, are quite so ancient as handydandy. Arbuthn. and Pope's Mart. Scrib.