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shin1

shin1

 
pronunciation:
shIn
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb & intransitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the front part of the leg between the knee and ankle.
 
definition 2: in cattle, the lower part of the foreleg.
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part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: shinned, shinning, shins
definition: to climb (a rope, pole, tree, or the like) by clasping with the knees and the hands or arms and pulling oneself upward; shinny.
similar words:
swarm