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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shin n.
 1. The front part of the leg below the knee; the front edge of the shin bone; the lower part of the leg; the shank. “On his shin.”
 2. Railbroad A fish plate for rails.
 Shin bone Anat., the tibia.
 Shin leaf Bot., a perennial ericaceous herb (Pyrola elliptica) with a cluster of radical leaves and a raceme of greenish white flowers.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 Pyrola elliptica
      n : North American evergreen with small pinkish bell-shaped
          flowers and oblong leaves used formerly for shinplasters
          [syn: wild lily of the valley, shinleaf]