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synonyms for shinbone

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

They took his shinbone, cut off each end, and used it to juggle up and catch on the back of the hand.
SEVEN MOHAVE MYTHSA. L. KROEBER
He drove the toe of his shoe squarely against the shinbone of the big man.
WHAT'S-HIS-NAMEGEORGE BARR MCCUTCHEON
Dr. Flip would diagnose a case as "Fatty degeneration of the shinbone, sire," and the usual remedy would be prescribed.
WITH THE BATTLE FLEETFRANKLIN MATTHEWS
Coaches and fours were driven through the proclamation; the well-to-do got good weight, and the toiler—shinbone!
THE SIEGE OF KIMBERLEYT. PHELAN
No, not a vestage of the fossil is there, not a skull, not a shinbone.
THE BOOK OF KHALIDAMEEN RIHANI
All I could get out of it was that a dumdum bullet had smashed his right shinbone.
MEN IN WARANDREAS LATZKO
The maddened animal had struck him on the shinbone, and wounded him.
LEGENDS OF THE RHINEWILHELM RULAND
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SHINBONE

  • cnemis
  • crus
  • shank
  • shinbone
  • tibia
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