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synonyms for shin

  • tibia
  • crus
  • shank
  • shinbone
  • cnemis
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How to use shin in a sentence

She will wriggle under tables and press herself firmly against shins, calves, you name it.
FOR SOME DOGS (AND HUMANS), THE PANDEMIC ADOPTION RUSH WAS MOSTLY A WAITING GAMEHAU CHUJUNE 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
A few uses took care of lingering discomfort in my outer shin.
THESE ARE OUR FAVORITE MASSAGE GUNSCHRISTINE YUJUNE 2, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
The four muscles, the quadriceps — that come in the front of the knee that attach just beyond the knee, in the front of the shin — they have to fire constantly to give you some stability.
THESE SHOES ARE KILLING ME! (EP. 296 REBROADCAST)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMAY 20, 2021FREAKONOMICS
He then resisted two change-ups, both near his shins, and wiggled his hips from side to side.
FOR JUAN SOTO, THE HOME RUNS AND THE HYPE DON’T MATTER. THE WORK DOES.JESSE DOUGHERTYAPRIL 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Each of DyRET’s four legs has two telescopic sections, so that it can change the length of its thigh or shin bones.
THIS SHAPE-SHIFTING ROBOT CAN REARRANGE ITS BODY TO WALK IN NEW ENVIRONMENTSDAVID HOWARDMARCH 25, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
De yuther servants wouldn' miss me, kase dey'd shin out en take holiday soon as de ole folks 'uz out'n de way.
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
There's a neat pile of shin-plasters getting bigger and mounting up all the time.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
Walk fast now till you get away from the houses, and then shin for the raft like the dickens was after you!
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
Instead of rising to his feet, he sat doggedly up and began chafing his abraded shin.
THE FIEND'S DELIGHTDOD GRILE
Other warriors carry long oval shields reaching, at least, from neck to shin.
HOMER AND HIS AGEANDREW LANG
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WORDS RELATED TO SHIN

  • foreleg
  • shin
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