EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From shindy, from the likelihood of players banging their shins.

NounEdit

shinney (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) The game of hockey.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Halliwell to this entry?)

See alsoEdit

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for shinney in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


ManxEdit

AdjectiveEdit

shinney

  1. comparative degree of shenn (old)

MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
shinney hinney
after "yn", çhinney
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.