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shin·ny 1also shin·ney (shĭn′ē)
n. pl. shin·nies also shin·neys
1. Ice, street, or field hockey played informally with a ball, can, or similar object.
2. The stick used when playing this game.
[Probably from the phrase shin ye, a cry used in the game.]
intr.v. shin·nied, shin·ny·ing, shin·nies
To climb by shinning.
[Alteration of shin.]
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|Noun||1.||shinney - a simple version of hockey played by children on the streets (or on ice or on a field) using a ball or can as the puck|