Definition of Shins
1. Noun. (plural of shin) ¹
2. Verb. (third-person singular of shin) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Shins
1. shin [v] - See also: shin
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Literary usage of Shins
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Horses & Stables by Frederic Wellington Fitzwygram (1911)
"630. Treatment. SORE shins. 626. Nature and Causes of Sore shins. The disease known as Sore shins is primarily inflammation of the ..."
2. A Glossary; Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares, James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps, Thomas Wright (1867)
"... Al- maine rivets, shins of male, jacta quilted, and covered over with leather, fustian, or canvas, over thick plates of угон that are sowed to the same. ..."
3. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by Sir William Wilson Hunter (1885)
"These peculiarities are strictly confined to the shins, and they afford good grounds for supposing that they were a race of Hindus who came from the south, ..."
4. An Inquiry Into the Proper Mode of Rendering the Word God in Translating the by Walter Henry Medhurst (1848)
"subtile essences or ethereal spirits of things, ami thus it is that the acting of the shins cannot be concealed. " The critic says, " when men's bodies are ..."
5. The Chinese Repository edited by Elijah Coleman Bridgman, Samuel Wells Willaims (1848)
"The names and titles of these Tes are elevated three characters ahove the line, while those of the T'heen shins are only elevated two characters above the ..."
6. American Anthropologist by American Anthropological Association, American Ethnological Society (1892)
"... and Falling of the Sky in Iroquois Legends ______ 344 Tabu of the Cow by the shins ---------------- ----- Khe Superstition Regarding the Colobus Monkey ..."
7. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1891)
"In place of small change were silver dollars cut into quarters and halves, fa kind of currency long known in Richmond as "sharp-shins. ..."
8. Virginia, Especially Richmond, in By-gone Days: With a Glance at the Present by Samuel Mordecai (1860)
"THE SHARP-shins AND SHIN-PLASTER CURRENCY. ... in some other States, a currency, that from its triangular shape and acute angles, was called sharp-shins. ..."