shinty


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shinty

(ˈʃɪntɪ) or

shinny

n, pl -ties or -nies
1. (Team Sports, other than specified) a simple form of hockey of Scottish origin played with a ball and sticks curved at the lower end
2. (General Sporting Terms) the stick used in this game
vb (intr) , -ties, -tying or -tied, -nies, -nying or -nied
(Team Sports, other than specified) to play shinty
[C17: possibly from Scottish Gaelic sinteag a pace, bound]
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shinty


Past participle: shintied
Gerund: shintying

Imperative
shinty
shinty
Present
I shinty
you shinty
he/she/it shinties
we shinty
you shinty
they shinty
Preterite
I shintied
you shintied
he/she/it shintied
we shintied
you shintied
they shintied
Present Continuous
I am shintying
you are shintying
he/she/it is shintying
we are shintying
you are shintying
they are shintying
Present Perfect
I have shintied
you have shintied
he/she/it has shintied
we have shintied
you have shintied
they have shintied
Past Continuous
I was shintying
you were shintying
he/she/it was shintying
we were shintying
you were shintying
they were shintying
Past Perfect
I had shintied
you had shintied
he/she/it had shintied
we had shintied
you had shintied
they had shintied
Future
I will shinty
you will shinty
he/she/it will shinty
we will shinty
you will shinty
they will shinty
Future Perfect
I will have shintied
you will have shintied
he/she/it will have shintied
we will have shintied
you will have shintied
they will have shintied
Future Continuous
I will be shintying
you will be shintying
he/she/it will be shintying
we will be shintying
you will be shintying
they will be shintying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been shintying
you have been shintying
he/she/it has been shintying
we have been shintying
you have been shintying
they have been shintying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been shintying
you will have been shintying
he/she/it will have been shintying
we will have been shintying
you will have been shintying
they will have been shintying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been shintying
you had been shintying
he/she/it had been shintying
we had been shintying
you had been shintying
they had been shintying
Conditional
I would shinty
you would shinty
he/she/it would shinty
we would shinty
you would shinty
they would shinty
Past Conditional
I would have shintied
you would have shintied
he/she/it would have shintied
we would have shintied
you would have shintied
they would have shintied
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
References in classic literature ?
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BOB MacIntyre shot a final-round 68 to tie for sixth at his maiden Open Championship - then pledged to celebrate by going shinty training.
ROBERT MACINTYRE will celebrate his magical Open debut by swapping his golf clubs for a stick at shinty training.
Shinty fans are calling for the BBC to make an ad animating the figure perched on top of the Camanachd Cup ahead of this year's televised final.
GOLF superstar Ian Woosnam has been lined up as a dream signing by a student hoping to start a Welsh shinty team.
He recently took part in national shinty finals and earlier on Sunday had been sailing, which he had only recently started but was very much enjoying.
Women shinty players from Oban have been helping Highland accordionist, broadcaster and former Scotland international shinty star Gary Innes to record a charity single.
GAA President Sean Kelly met with Shinty chiefs in Glasgow and agreed on a 10-year plan for the future of the hybrid game.