EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SHINNY
The games they enjoyed most were "Shinny" and a game played on the ice in the winter.
When they had been chosen, David had to shinny up them to lop off their branches.
The beam was too massive to shinny, yet too narrow to lie inside and elbow up.
Strong and the boys felt that Shinny would let them know when he was ready.
I mean she would never 'shinny' up a straight, slivery beam.
Of the first importance is shinny, or, as they call it, tha-se-vi'-ga.
When I got it I went back to my house and struck it to the west with my shinny stick.
"Isn't altogether size that wins in shinny," said Mr. Craven.
His first step had been the organization of the shinny club.
If it's fighting, why fight, but if it's shinny, play the game.
"to climb a rope, pole, etc.," 1888, from use of shins and ankles to do so; see shin (n.). Earlier simply shin (1829). Related: Shinnied; shinnying.