- The front part of the leg below the knee; the front edge of the shin bone; the lower part of the leg; the shank.
verb (shinn, ing)
- Dutch: scheen
- French: tibia
- German: Schienbein
- Italian: stinco
- Spanish: canilla , espinilla , tibia
- 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.
- to up a mast
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