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Synonyms for shin

the front part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle

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a cut of meat from the lower part of the leg


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the inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle

climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling

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First they fastened on greaves and covered their shins with green bean- pods broken into two parts which they had gnawed out, standing over them all night.
They covered their shins with leaves of mallows, and had breastplates made of fine green beet-leaves, and cabbage-leaves, skilfully fashioned, for shields.
The wheat- farmer leaned forward, resting the heels of his hands on his knees so that the fingers hung down his long shins, in Daughtry's appraisal, half-way to his feet.
He protested with his usual vehemence, because they had bruised his tender shins against a table leg.
A DISTINGUISHED Advocate of Republican Institutions was seen pickling his shins in the ocean.
I know nothing about you - I speak of those I do know - and when I see the whole race of mankind (with a few rare exceptions) stumbling and blundering along the path of life, sinking into every pitfall, and breaking their shins over every impediment that lies in their way, shall I not use all the means in my power to insure for him a smoother and a safer passage?
Mr Tappertit drained the proffered goblet to the dregs; then thrust his hands into his pockets, and with a lowering visage walked among the skittles, while his followers (such is the influence of superior genius) restrained the ardent ball, and held his little shins in dumb respect.
Ay, ay, Bob Jakin, if Jakin it must be, 'cause there's so many Bobs as you went arter the squerrils with, that day as I plumped right down from the bough, and bruised my shins a good un--but I got the squerril tight for all that, an' a scratter it was.
Shin specializes in radiation oncology and holds board certification in these specialties.
The plant will be Cheng Shin s first in India and 11th overall.
For this and several other reasons, Steven Chung's Split Screen Korea: Shin Sang-ok and Postwar Cinema is a very welcome addition to the field.
He said the North had put his father in a propaganda video released this week that portrays Shin as a criminal active in fabricating human rights problems.
In recent months, the Shin Bet said it had arrested more than 90 Hamas operatives, confiscated dozens of weapons that had been smuggled into the West Bank and more than $170,000 (PS10,100) aimed at funding attacks.
Many authors agree that shin guards may reduce the number of minor injuries (Arnason, 2004; Ekstrand and Gillquist, 1982); however, it is unclear whether they can prevent more serious injuries such as tibia fractures.
According to Shin Bet, the men were recruited by an al-Qaeda operative in the Gaza Strip and their other targets included a large conference centre in Jerusalem.