Crossword clues for shin
- Leg bone
- ___ splints (jogger's woe)
- Where capri pants stop
- ___ splints (runner's ailment)
- Clamber up, as a pole
- Body part guarded in soccer
- Hebrew letter on a dreidel
- A knee sock covers it
- The front part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle
- A cut of meat from the lower part of the leg
- The 22nd letter of the Hebrew alphabet
- The inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle
- Part of the leg that's often kicked
- Item sometimes barked
- Ascend an ash
- Climb, in a way
- Penultimate Hebrew letter
- Type of guard in sports
- Thin-skinned place
- The lower foreleg in beef
- Hoist oneself up, in a way
- Thin-skinned area
- Front of a leg
- Front part of the leg
- Item often barked
- Area of the leg
- Where a kick hurts to the quick
- It's often barked in the dark
- Kind of plaster
- Word before bone or plaster
- Climb in a certain way
- Easily bruised area
- Front edge of the tibia
- Get up to the tree house
- Lower foreleg in beef
- Amida Buddha sect
- Crural area
- Kind of splints
- Climb a pole
- Much-kicked body part
- Ankle-knee connector
- Hebrew letter
- Bad place for a splint
- Place for a guard
- Knee/ankle connector
- Kicker's target
- It's below the knee
- Painful place to be kicked
- Clamber up
- Place for splints
- Something not to kick
- Tibia's place
- Tibia's locale
- It may be kicked in anger
- Calf accompanier
- It's just over a foot
- Climb, as a pole
- KickerвЂ™s object
- Go up
- Kick target
- Place for a guard, in soccer
- Leg part below the knee
- One guarded in a soccer game
- It's usually over a foot
- A guard may protect it
- Goalkeeper's guarded area
- Soccer injury site
- Lower part of the leg
- One guarded in soccer
- Climb using all four limbs
- Where the tibia is
- Body part that's often bumped
- Leg part
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Shin \Shin\, n. [OE. shine, schine, AS. scina; akin to D. scheen, OHG. scina, G. schiene, schienbein, Dan. skinnebeen, Sw. skenben. Cf. Chine.]
The front part of the leg below the knee; the front edge of the shin bone; the lower part of the leg; the shank. ``On his shin.''
(Railbroad) A fish plate for rails.
Shin bone (Anat.), the tibia.
Shin leaf (Bot.), a perennial ericaceous herb ( Pyrola elliptica) with a cluster of radical leaves and a raceme of greenish white flowers.
Shin \Shin\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Shinned; p. pr. & vb. n. Shinning.]
To climb a mast, tree, rope, or the like, by embracing it alternately with the arms and legs, without help of steps, spurs, or the like; -- used with up; as, to shin up a mast. [Slang]
To run about borrowing money hastily and temporarily, as for the payment of one's notes at the bank. [Slang, U.S.]
Shin \Shin\, v. t. To climb (a pole, etc.) by shinning up. [Slang]
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Old English scinu "shin, fore part of the lower leg," from Proto-Germanic *skino "thin piece" (cognates: Dutch scheen, Old High German scina, German Schienbein "shin, shinbones"), from PIE root *skei- "to cut, split" (see shed (v.)). Shin splints is attested from 1930.
"to climb by using arms and legs" (originally a nautical word), 1829, from shin (n.). Related: Shinned; shinning.
Etymology 1 n. 1 The front part of the leg below the knee; the front edge of the shin bone. 2 A fishplate for a railway. vb. 1 (context British as "shin up" English) To climb a mast, tree, rope, or the like, by embracing it alternately with the arms and legs, without help of steps, spurs, or the like. 2 To strike with the shin. Etymology 2
alt. The twenty-first letter of many Semitic alphabets/abjads (Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew, Syriac, Arabic and others). n. The twenty-first letter of many Semitic alphabets/abjads (Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew, Syriac, Arabic and others).
Shin may refer to:
Shin (also spelled Šin () or Sheen) literally means "teeth", "press", and "sharp"; It is the twenty-first letter of the Semitic abjads, including Phoenician Shin , Hebrew Shin , Aramaic Shin , Syriac Shin ܫ, and Arabic Shin (in abjadi order, 13th in modern order). Its sound value is a voiceless sibilant, or .
The Phoenician letter gave rise to the Greek Sigma (which in turn gave Latin and Cyrillic С), and the letter Sha in the Glagolitic and Cyrillic scripts (, ).
The South Arabian and Ethiopian letter Śawt is also cognate.
Shin is a Korean family name. It is cognate to the Chinese family names Shēn and Xin. According to the 2000 census in South Korea, there were 911,556 people carrying the Shin surname.
Shin is a Taiwanese five-man Mandopop rock band who debuted in 2002 with their self-titled album, Shin . The name 'Shin' came from the groups's former lead vocalist, Shin. Other members include guitarist Chris, bass player Max, keyboard player Tomi, and drummer Michael. The band is managed by Music Nation Wingman Limited ( 大國翼星娛樂).
Apart from Shin's home market of Taiwan, the band also have fans in Mainland China, Hong Kong and among overseas Chinese. Some of the bands well-known songs include "死了都要愛", "離歌", "海闊天空", "One Night in 北京", "天亮以後說分手", "天高地厚". The track "一了百了" is listed at number 38 on Hit Fm Taiwan's Hit Fm Annual Top 100 Singles Chart (Hit-Fm年度百首單曲) for 2002.
On 20 March 2007, lead vocalist Shin left the band to launch his solo career. The remaining members spend the next few years looking for a new lead vocalist. In early 2010, Shin debut with new lead singer Liu Wenjie .
is a common Japanese given name which is mostly used by males.
Shin was born on 14 May 1971. He is a Taiwanese musician, actor and singer-songwriter. He is known as the former lead singer of Shin and a Golden Melody Awards nominee for Best Mandarin Male Singer.
Shin had been singing in pubs for around 10 years before becoming a singer. He formed a band with Chris, Michael, Max and Tomi during his pub singing days. They debuted their self-titled album Shin in May 2002. On 20 March 2007, he left the band and started his solo career.
Usage examples of "shin".
Quickly and with the strength of my annoyance did I use the haft portion of the spear to rap sharply at the shin of first Ceralt and then Mehrayn, ending their exchange and sending them back from each other with yelps of pain.
Tarnally dog gone my shins if this beent the bestest puttiest longbreak yet.
In a word, it is not to be told how the second Mrs Balwhidder, my wife, showed the value of flying time, even to the concerns of this world, and was the mean of giving a life and energy to the housewifery of the parish, that has made many a one beek his shins in comfort, that would otherwise have had but a cold coal to blow at.
Somehow she manages to wiggle through the crowd of Harvards around the posts, and the next thing anybody knows she shins up one of the posts faster than you can say scat, and pretty soon is roosting out on the crossbar between the posts like a chipmunk.
He had summoned Rose to treat a festering cut on his left shin and was now receiving a thorough scolding from the angry simpler for waiting so long.
Determined to give him the full treatment, she covered his thighs in the stretchy ties, then his shins.
Iron fire steps hung halfway down the wall to our left and then stopped: You would have to drop thirty feet, fleeing a fire, and then drive your broken anklebones up and into your shins.
I was urged back into line, and just managed to see the 2cm cable strung at shin height in time to trip over it rather than slam my legs into it.
As they entered the corridor, he grinned at Daleth, and received a savage kick in the shin for his trouble.
Praeis Shin stood a half meter taller than a tall man, even when her flexible, sail-like ears pressed flat against her scalp.
There was only the sound of the cloth being rinsed in the basin, the squirt of lotion Rita warmed in her palms before smoothing it across her flaccid buttocks, down her legs along her calves which were like flaps of skin hanging off her bony shins.
The only time they actually used a grub hoe handle on him was the last time Fatso told him to get up off the floor and he couldnt and Fatso gave him the grub hoe handle across the shins, splitting open one of those old footlocker scars, and he got up.
She started down with small jumps, then swore as the rope crumbled a bit of the edge, showering her with gravel and a nasty piece of limestone that caromed off her shin.
The giants themselves, those who are actually handling Pelion and breaking their shins over the lower rocks of Ossa, are always advancing in some sort towards the councils of Olympus.
Warming up a potpie and eating alone had all the appeal of pulling the skin off my shins.