Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The game of hockey or bandy-ball. See hockey.
  • noun 2. The club used in this game.
  • To play shinny; knock the ball at shinny.

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  • verb To climb in an awkward manner.
  • noun Moonshine (illegal alcohol)
  • noun Canada An informal game of pickup hockey played with minimal equipment: skates, sticks and a puck or ball.
  • noun Canada Street hockey.
  • noun Canada, informal Hockey.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a simple version of hockey played by children on the streets (or on ice or on a field) using a ball or can as the puck
  • verb climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling

Etymologies

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Shin (noun) + -y.

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Variation of shinty.

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