a plaster for the shin or leg.
a piece of paper money of a denomination lower than one dollar.
money of little value, as that issued on insufficient security.
(US & Canadian, Austral) a promissory note on brittle paper, issued by an individual
noun, (used with a plural verb) Pathology. 1. a painful condition of the front lower leg, associated with tendinitis, stress fractures, or muscle strain, often occurring as a result of running or other strenuous athletic activity, especially on a nonresilient surface. shin splints noun 1. (functioning as singular or pl) a painful swelling of the […]
noun 1. Also, Shintoism. the native religion of Japan, primarily a system of nature and ancestor worship. adjective 2. Also, Shintoistic. of, relating to, or characteristic of Shinto. noun 1. the indigenous religion of Japan, polytheistic in character and incorporating the worship of a number of ethnic divinities, from the chief of which the emperor […]
noun (pl) -ties, -nies 1. a simple form of hockey of Scottish origin played with a ball and sticks curved at the lower end 2. the stick used in this game verb (intransitive) -ties, -tying, -tied (US and Canadian) -nies, -nying, -nied 3. to play shinty
adjective, shinier, shiniest. 1. bright or glossy in appearance. 2. filled with light, as by sunshine. 3. rubbed or worn to a glossy smoothness, as clothes. adjective shinier, shiniest 1. glossy or polished; bright 2. (of clothes or material) worn to a smooth and glossy state, as by continual rubbing