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  • v. Present participle of shin.


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  • In northern Michigan shinning is a recreational pursuit for hunters and non-hunters alike.

    Minnesota Changes Deer-Shining Rules

  • If we had not let enter the stupid concept of some white knight in shinning armor coming to take us to the promise land expecting an escape from all the evils. maybe we could have comprehended the consequences of our indulgent behavior before now.

    Pious Atheism « Anglican Samizdat

  • I get so tired of these repubs thinking they are knights in shinning armour.

    Ron Paul's son following in father's footsteps

  • Shoe shinning is a dirty job. there is program that I joined that can make you some money.

    From Shining | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles

  • "I remember you when I see the sword shinning and I remember your lips," this is the poetry written on the painting that talks about the story of these two lovers.

    Yemen Observer

  • We're the generation raised on Stephen King, The Shining or "shinning" if you're Groundskeeper Willie, Freddie and Jason slasher movies, and so on, but make a movie with some little English kids possessed by the spirits of dead lovers and we get all freaked out.

    freaky old movies

  • They could see the other "shinning" up the sloping plank, as any athletic boy would be apt to do, without any particular trouble.

    The Chums of Scranton High on the Cinder Path

  • Only the other night she had had a climbing frenzy, and had slid down the gutter-spout, half for the joy of it, half to tease Margaret, who was in terror till she reached the ground, and then in greater terror when the young gymnast came "shinning" up again, shouting and giggling.

    Three Margarets

  • In a few minutes the twain were alongside me, and -- in happy forgetfulness of the ruin wrought upon their unmentionables in the process of "shinning" aloft -- eagerly noting through their telescopes the operations in progress on board the slavers.

    The Congo Rovers A Story of the Slave Squadron

  • On this swinging-seat Ailie was seated, and hauled to the rocks, Tim Rokens "shinning" along the cable at the same time to guard her from accident.

    The Red Eric


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