Definition of Shindies
1. shindy [n] - See also: shindy
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shindies
Literary usage of Shindies
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Library of Universal Knowledge: A Reprint of the Last (1880) Edinburgh and (1880)
"'Cut up, cut up didoes, or shindies, frolicsome or mischievous acts. Cut »tick, cut dirt, eut your lucky, to run away. Out n swath, or a. swell, or a. ..."
2. The Western Antiquary by William Henry Kearley Wright (1887)
"Oke laths, slates, or shindies of wood serving in steede of tyles to cover houses. Lamina. ... 00.02.0 1687. for 400 of shindies 00.04.00 for a man & 2 ..."
3. Report and Transactions (1894)
"Beer supplied freestone for windows, door-jambs, &c.; while sandstone for walling was brought from the sea-coast on the left bank of the Otter; " shindies ..."
4. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1889)
"To out up shindies was the first form. The expression has extended to the United ... Cut up shines, shindies, to (popular), to play tricks, pranks (Hotten). ..."
5. Lord Jim by Joseph Conrad (1900)
"This last affair, however, made me seriously uneasy, because if his exquisite sensibilities were to go the length of involving him in pot-house shindies, ..."