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  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.
  • Dutch: scheen
  • French: tibia
  • German: Schienbein
  • Italian: stinco
  • Spanish: canilla , espinilla , tibia
    (trans-bottom) =
verb (shinn, ing)
  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.
to up a mast

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