shin

(redirected from shinny)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

shin

 [shin]
the prominent anterior edge of the tibia and lower leg.
saber shin marked anterior convexity of the tibia, seen in congenital syphilis.

an·te·ri·or bor·der of tib·i·a

[TA]
the sharp subcutaneous ridge of the tibia that extends from the tuberosity to the anterior part of the medial malleolus.

shin

(shin) the prominent anterior edge of the tibia or the leg.
saber shin  marked anterior convexity of the tibia, seen in congenital syphilis and in yaws.

shin

(shĭn)
n.
a. The front part of the leg below the knee and above the ankle.
b. The shinbone.

shin

(shin)
1. The anterior aspect of the leg, from knee to ankle.
2. Synonym(s): anterior border of tibia.
[A.S. scina]

shin

The front part of the leg below the knee and above the ankle. The surface of the TIBIA that lies close under the skin.

shin

anterior lower-leg area, inferior to the knee (see tibia)

shin

in horses, the large metacarpal and metatarsal bones, especially the dorsal surface.

bucked s's
see sore shins (below).
sore s's
periostitis of the shins seen most commonly in 2- and 3-year-old thoroughbreds in hard training, mostly in the forelimbs. The horse is lame and worsens with work. In severe cases an enlargement is visible.
References in periodicals archive ?
These games had names like shinny, hurley, and hockey.
OK, now shinny underneath and remove something from the underside.
I hadn't played in so long - just some shinny hockey and conditioning camps over the summer - and then there was getting back to playing our system, and I'm with guys who had 40 or 50 more games with it.
They often sport tusks that can make a hunter very unhappy he never learned to shinny.
From the late nineteenth century until today, hockey has been a game of many different guises, from shinny contests on frozen lakes, to youth and recreational hockey for both men and women, to high-school and collegiate games, to the elite amateur and professional games directed at attracting broad audiences.
Nineteen such paintings vibrating with jovial hues, were exhibited on the walls behind the bronze sculptures, bringing light to the slightly shinny surfaces of the matted figures.
Africans have a proven weakness--their haste to acquire that "little shinny object".
It is essential for the writer to avoid confusion with shinny, which the WSJ writer did.
Groups can also participate in games of lacrosse and shinny.
Even when officers lost sight of him, they only had to follow the shinny change.
Negro Altiplano matures 15 d earlier than most landraces from the highlands of Mexico in the shinny black seed class such as Negro Queretaro, `Negro Puebla', and Negro San Luis.
There are few other rules, but if a player is otherwise knocked with a shinny stick, a scrimmage takes place on the spot and both teams clamor to move the ball down the field.