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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 shin /ˈʃɪn/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 shin /ˈʃɪn/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shin, v. t. To climb (a pole, etc.) by shinning up. [Slang]

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: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shin, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Shinned p. pr. & vb. n. Shinning.]
 1. To climb a mast, tree, rope, or the like, by embracing it alternately with the arms and legs, without help of steps, spurs, or the like; -- used with up; as, to shin up a mast. [Slang]
 2. To run about borrowing money hastily and temporarily, as for the payment of one's notes at the bank. [Slang, U.S.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the front part of the human leg between the knee and the
      2: a cut of meat from the lower part of the leg
      3: the 22nd letter of the Hebrew alphabet
      4: the inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg
         between the knee and ankle [syn: tibia, shinbone]
      v : climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling [syn: clamber, scramble,
           shinny, skin, struggle, sputter]
      [also: shinning, shinned]