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shinbone the tibia.
shindig (informal) a large or elaborate party.
shine to give forth or glow with either emitted or reflected light. [10 definitions]
shiner one that shines. [3 definitions]
shingle a thin, flat piece of wood or other building material that is attached in overlapping rows to cover the roof or sides of a building. [3 definitions]
shingles (used with a sing. or pl. verb) a painful viral skin disease that afflicts nerve tissue and causes eruptions of blisters.
shining emitting or casting back light; radiant. [2 definitions]
shinny to climb (a rope, tree, or the like) by shinning.
shinplaster a plaster or poultice applied to sore shins and legs.
shinsplints (used with a sing. verb) a painful condition in which the extensor muscles of the lower leg are strained, often from running or jogging on hard surfaces.
Shinto a primary religion of Japan that emphasizes worship of nature and ancestors.
shiny lustrous; glossy. [2 definitions]
-ship condition; character; quality. [4 definitions]
ship a large vessel built to carry people or goods long distances through deep water. [6 definitions]
ship biscuit see "hardtack."
shipboard occurring on a ship, or used on a ship.
shipbuilder a person or company engaged in constructing ships.
ship canal a canal navigable by ocean-going ships.
shipfitter a person who prepares plates, bulkheads, or the like inside the hull of a ship in preparation for riveting or welding.
shipload the quantity that can or does fill a ship.
shipmaster the person in charge of a merchant ship's operation; captain.