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Definition of "shinney" [shin•ney]

  • The game of hockey. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "shinney" in a sentence
  • "When we had nothing else to do in the way of enjoyment we played the game of "shinney" - a game that gave great pleasure to us all."
  • "In the woodpile he noticed "shinny-sticks" where their owners had put them for safe-keeping – he knew all the "hidie-holes," though it was years and years since he had played "shinney" here."
  • "Every one resident in the midland counties must be acquainted with the word _nog_, applied to the wooden ball used in the game of "shinney," the corresponding term of which, _nacket_, holds in parts of Scotland, where also a short, corpulent person is called a _nuget_."
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