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shin 1

 (shĭn)
n.
1.
a. The front part of the leg below the knee and above the ankle.
b. The shinbone.
2. A cut of meat from the lower foreleg of beef cattle.
v. shinned, shin·ning, shins
v.tr.
1. To climb (a rope or pole, for example) by gripping and pulling alternately with the hands and legs.
2. To kick or hit in the shins.
v.intr.
1. To climb something by shinning it.
2. To move quickly on foot.

[Middle English shine, from Old English scinu; see skei- in Indo-European roots.]

shin 2

 (shēn, shĭn)
n.
One of the two forms of the 21st letter of the Hebrew alphabet, distinguished from the letter sin by having a dot above the right side of the letter. See Table at alphabet.

[Hebrew šîn, of Phoenician origin; see šnn in Semitic roots.]

shin

(ʃɪn)
n
1. (Anatomy) the front part of the lower leg
2. (Anatomy) the front edge of the tibia
3. (Cookery) chiefly Brit a cut of beef, the lower foreleg
vb, shins, shinning or shinned
4. (when: intr, often foll by up) to climb (a pole, tree, etc) by gripping with the hands or arms and the legs and hauling oneself up. Also (US): shinny
5. (tr) to kick (a person) in the shins
[Old English scinu; related to Old High German scina needle, Norwegian dialect skina small disc]

shin

(ʃɪn)
n
(Letters of the Alphabet (Foreign)) the 21st letter in the Hebrew alphabet (ש), transliterated as sh
[from Hebrew shīn, literally: tooth]

shin1

(ʃɪn)

n., v. shinned, shin•ning. n.
1. the front part of the leg from the knee to the ankle.
2. the lower part of the foreleg in cattle.
3. the shinbone or tibia, esp. its sharp edge or front portion.
v.t., v.i.
4. to climb (a pole or the like) by holding fast with the legs after drawing oneself up with the hands.
[before 1000; Middle English shine, Old English scinu, c. Middle Dutch, Middle Low German schēne, Old High German scina shin, needle]

shin2

(ʃin, ʃɪn)

n.
the 21st letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
[1895–1900; < Hebrew shīn, akin to shēn tooth]

shin


Past participle: shinned
Gerund: shinning

Imperative
shin
shin
Present
I shin
you shin
he/she/it shins
we shin
you shin
they shin
Preterite
I shinned
you shinned
he/she/it shinned
we shinned
you shinned
they shinned
Present Continuous
I am shinning
you are shinning
he/she/it is shinning
we are shinning
you are shinning
they are shinning
Present Perfect
I have shinned
you have shinned
he/she/it has shinned
we have shinned
you have shinned
they have shinned
Past Continuous
I was shinning
you were shinning
he/she/it was shinning
we were shinning
you were shinning
they were shinning
Past Perfect
I had shinned
you had shinned
he/she/it had shinned
we had shinned
you had shinned
they had shinned
Future
I will shin
you will shin
he/she/it will shin
we will shin
you will shin
they will shin
Future Perfect
I will have shinned
you will have shinned
he/she/it will have shinned
we will have shinned
you will have shinned
they will have shinned
Future Continuous
I will be shinning
you will be shinning
he/she/it will be shinning
we will be shinning
you will be shinning
they will be shinning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been shinning
you have been shinning
he/she/it has been shinning
we have been shinning
you have been shinning
they have been shinning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been shinning
you will have been shinning
he/she/it will have been shinning
we will have been shinning
you will have been shinning
they will have been shinning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been shinning
you had been shinning
he/she/it had been shinning
we had been shinning
you had been shinning
they had been shinning
Conditional
I would shin
you would shin
he/she/it would shin
we would shin
you would shin
they would shin
Past Conditional
I would have shinned
you would have shinned
he/she/it would have shinned
we would have shinned
you would have shinned
they would have shinned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shin - the front part of the human leg between the knee and the ankleshin - the front part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle
body part - any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
leg - a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle
2.shin - a cut of meat from the lower part of the leg
cut of meat, cut - a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass
3.shin - the 22nd letter of the Hebrew alphabet
Hebraic alphabet, Hebrew alphabet, Hebrew script - a Semitic alphabet used since the 5th century BC for writing the Hebrew language (and later for writing Yiddish and Ladino)
alphabetic character, letter of the alphabet, letter - the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech; "his grandmother taught him his letters"
4.shin - the inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankleshin - the inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle
leg - a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle
leg bone - a bone of the leg
Verb1.shin - climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
climb - move with difficulty, by grasping
Translations
ظُنْبُوبعَظْم الساق
holeňšplhat
skinnebenklatre
kavutakiivetäkivutasäären etuosasääri
cjevanica
lábszársípcsont
klifrasköflungur
むこうずね
정강이
apakšstilbsrāptiesuzrāpties
skenben
หน้าแข้ง
baldırın ön kısmıincikkaval kemiğitırmanmak
cẳng chân

shin

[ʃɪn]
A. Nespinilla f (Brit) [of meat] → jarrete m
B. VI to shin up/down a treetrepar a/bajar de un árbol

shin

[ˈʃɪn]
ntibia m
shin up
vt fus [+ tree] → grimper àshin bone ntibia m

shin

nSchienbein nt; (of meat)Hachse f; to kick somebody on the shinjdn vors Schienbein treten
vi to shin up/down(geschickt) hinauf-/hinunterklettern

shin

[ʃɪn]
1. nstinco
2. vi to shin up a treearrampicarsi in cima a un albero

shin

(ʃin) noun
the front part of the leg below the knee. He kicked him on the shins.
verbpast tense, past participle shinned
(usually with up) to climb by alternate movements of both arms and both legs. He shinned up the tree.

shin

ظُنْبُوب holeň skinneben Schienbein καλάμι espinilla säären etuosa tibia cjevanica stinco むこうずね 정강이 scheen skinnbein goleń canela голень skenben หน้าแข้ง kaval kemiği cẳng chân 胫部

shin

n espinilla; — splints síndrome m de estrés de la tibia medial, dolor m de espinilla debido a ejercicio excesivo
References in classic literature ?
Now the men that chased Hal Clayton and Bud Dixon away would spread the thing around in a half an hour, and every neighbor that heard it would shin out and fly around from one farm to t'other and try to be the first to tell the news.
You may depend on our return to North Shin gles in four or five days at furthest.
I likewise broke my right shin against the shell of a snail, which I happened to stumble over, as I was walking alone and thinking on poor England.
I slipped on the uneven floor, and fell over one of the malachite tables, almost breaking my shin.
He helped a cursing comrade to bind up a wound of the shin.
there’s a place in them hills that I used to climb to when I wanted to see the carryings on of the world, that would well pay any man for a barked shin or a torn moccasin.
Salters was not an amiable person (he esteemed it his business to keep the boys in order); and the first time Harvey, in fear and trembling, on a still day, managed to shin up to the main-truck (Dan was behind him ready to help), he esteemed it his duty to hang Salters's big sea-boots up there - a sight of shame and derision to the nearest schooner.
Most interesting," said Summerlee, bending over my shin.
But as Thurid's foot swung so did mine, and I caught him a painful blow upon the shin bone that saved Xodar from this added ignominy.
But the fighting man had some fight in him still; and scarcely had I grasped the situation when he hit out venomously behind with the bottle, which was smashed to bits on Raffles's shin.
While Philip was nursing his shin a third boy appeared, and his tormentor left him.
The familiar sensation of an abraded shin recalled his dazed faculties.