- The front part of the leg below the knee and above the ankle. (noun)
- The shinbone. (noun)
- The lower foreleg in beef cattle. Used of cuts of meat. (noun)
- To climb (a rope or pole, for example) by gripping and pulling alternately with the hands and legs. (verb-transitive)
- To kick or hit in the shins. (verb-transitive)
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