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noun as in shin

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Her team is sampling the shinbones of 120 cadavers at three body farms in Texas and Tennessee.

They took his shinbone, cut off each end, and used it to juggle up and catch on the back of the hand.

He drove the toe of his shoe squarely against the shinbone of the big man.

Dr. Flip would diagnose a case as "Fatty degeneration of the shinbone, sire," and the usual remedy would be prescribed.

Coaches and fours were driven through the proclamation; the well-to-do got good weight, and the toiler—shinbone!

No, not a vestage of the fossil is there, not a skull, not a shinbone.


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to shinbone, such as: tibia, crus, shank, and cnemis.

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