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English noun: shin

1. shin (body) the front part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle

Broader (hypernym)body part

Part meronymleg

2. shin (food) a cut of meat from the lower part of the leg

Synonymsshin bone

Broader (hypernym)cut, cut of meat

3. shin (communication) the 22nd letter of the Hebrew alphabet

Broader (hypernym)alphabetic character, letter, letter of the alphabet

Part meronymHebraic alphabet, Hebrew alphabet, Hebrew script

4. shin (body) the inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle

Synonymsshin bone, shinbone, tibia

Broader (hypernym)leg bone

Part meronymleg

English verb: shin

1. shin (motion) climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling

Synonymsclamber, scramble, shinny, skin, sputter, struggle

Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)climb

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