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shin

Definitions of shin
  1. noun
    the front part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle
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    type of:
    body part
    any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
  2. noun
    the inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle
    synonyms: shin bone, shinbone, tibia
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    type of:
    leg bone
    a bone of the leg
  3. noun
    a cut of meat from the lower part of the leg
    synonyms: shin bone
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    type of:
    cut, cut of meat
    a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass
  4. verb
    climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
    synonyms: clamber, scramble, shinny, skin, sputter, struggle
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    type of:
    climb
    move with difficulty, by grasping
  5. noun
    the 22nd letter of the Hebrew alphabet
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    type of:
    alphabetic character, letter, letter of the alphabet
    the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech
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