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English definition of “shin”

shin

verb [I usually + adv/prep]     /ʃɪn/ (-nn-) (US also shinny)
to climb something such as a tree, using your hands and legs to move along quickly: Several of us shinned up lampposts so that we could see over the crowd.Moving upwards
(Definition of shin verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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