From shindy, from the likelihood of players banging their shins.
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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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.)
- comparative degree of
after "yn", çhinney
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