"shins" in the noun sense
the front part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle
2. shin, shin bone
a cut of meat from the lower part of the leg
the 22nd letter of the Hebrew alphabet
4. tibia, shinbone, shin bone, shin
the inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle
"shins" in the verb sense
1. clamber, scramble, shin, shinny, skin, struggle, sputter
climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling
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