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Shin bone   /ʃɪn boʊn/   Listen
Shin bone

noun
1.
A cut of meat from the lower part of the leg.  Synonym: shin.
2.
The inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle.  Synonyms: shin, shinbone, tibia.






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"Shin bone" Quotes from Famous Books



... small ladder, consisting of two parallel pieces of wood, and five transverse pieces, with the anterior edges sharpened, was placed before him, so that when the tormentor struck it heavily, he received the stroke five times multiplied on each shin bone, producing pain that was absolutely intolerable, and under which he fainted. Bat no sooner was be revived than they inflicted a new torture. The tormentor tied other cords around his wrists, and having his own ...
— Life in the Grey Nunnery at Montreal • Sarah J Richardson



Words linked to "Shin bone" :   shin, leg, cut, cut of meat, leg bone



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