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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Dan·dy n.; pl. Dandies
 1. One who affects special finery or gives undue attention to dress; a fop; a coxcomb.
 2. Naut. (a) A sloop or cutter with a jigger on which a lugsail is set. (b) A small sail carried at or near the stern of small boats; -- called also jigger, and mizzen.
 3. A dandy roller. See below.
 Dandy brush, a yard whalebone brush.
 Dandy fever. See Dengue.
 Dandy line, a kind of fishing line to which are attached several crosspieces of whalebone which carry a hook at each end.
 Dandy roller, a roller sieve used in machines for making paper, to press out water from the pulp, and set the paper.