Definition of Shinty

1. n. A Scotch game resembling hockey; also, the club used in the game.



Definition of Shinty

1. Noun. (sports) A game derived from hurling, and resembling hockey, played in Scotland. ¹

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Definition of Shinty

1. a game like hockey [n SHINTIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shinty

shinnies
shinning
shinny
shinnying
shinobi
shinobis
shinpad
shinpads
shinplaster
shinplasters
shins
shinsplint
shinsplints
shintaido
shinties
shinty (current term)
shiny
shiny lyonia
ship
ship's bell
ship's bells
ship's biscuit
ship's boat
ship's chandler
ship's company
ship's cousin
ship's galley
ship's officer
ship's papers
ship-breaker

Literary usage of Shinty

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1. Chambers's Information for the People by William Chambers, Robert Chambers (1842)
"shinty in Scotland, Hockey in England, and Hurling " Ireland, appear to be very much the same out-of- door sport. We shall describe shinty: — Two parties ..."

2. Cassell's Complete Book of Sports and Pastimes: Being a Compendium of Out by Cassell & Co, Cassell (London) (1896)
"shinty. In the Highlands of Scotland, one of the most popular games, if indeed it is not the primo favourite, is that known as shinty. ..."

3. Fores's Sporting Notes & Sketches: A Quarterly Magazine Descriptive of (1890)
"Indeed, a shinty match, with fifty stalwart clansmen on cither side, stripped to the kilt, with bare heads, arms, and breast, rushing, and shouting, ..."

4. The Celtic Monthly: A Magazine for Highlanders (1906)
"shinty. Rise up ! rise up ! ilk Hielan' wight, The lark is up, the sun is bright ; Sieze the camac ! grasp it tight, An' haste awa' to shinty. ..."

5. Folk and Hero Tales by James MacDougall, Alfred Trübner Nutt (1891)
"She made the King buy for her son a shinty of gold and a ball of silver. The son of the first wife had only a wooden shinty and a wooden ball, ..."

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