Shinning was not my customary attitude, but it was not mine 'to make reply.'
The nutlets which follow are brown, shinning and somewhat wrinkled.
Up the wall, by means of cracks and tufts, was shinning a small boy.
So Tom laid his bones to it, shinning up as fast as he could and dragging up his rod after him.
He had figured on grabbing one of the guns and shinning up to the friendly crotch, there to despatch his foe at leisure.
Nothing for it but the tree: so Tom laid his bones to it, shinning up as fast as he could, and dragging up his rod after him.
Then selecting a huge tree, I climbed it by shinning up one of the big pendent vines, and had a good look round.
"Shinning" down a tree was a simple matter, with which any youth would be familiar.
"Must've dropped out while I was shinning over the back fence," he surmised vaguely.
I was up stairs in a second, and down the lightning-rod in another one, and shinning through the dark for the lean-to.