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  • n. Alternative spelling of shin pad.

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  • n. a stiff protective garment worn by hockey players or a catcher in baseball to protect the shins

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Examples

  • Juventus produced its own video evidence suggesting that the defender's shinpad had grazed the sole of his boot, which led to his fall.

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  • Plus, he didn't hit it cleanly with the top of his boot, as players are taught to do, but rather with the lower part of his shinpad.

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  • No doubt they are not beer cans at all, but some hi-tech shinpad called "The Ronin+" or "Ninja-Tempo" and made from all sorts of trademarked materials with names like clymidiaikonozene that claim to "absorb hacks, deflect boots and wick pain away from the affected areas, replacing it with a warm expectant tingle".

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  • Oli Habibi - for a start, if a challenge has enough force behind it to break 2 bones then a shinpad is going to withstand the impact.

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  • More importantly, with the foot planted in the ground and some sort of unbreakable shinpad protecting the lower leg, something else is going to have to give.

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  • Tevez took out his shinpad bearing a tribute to his daughter after his opening two goals before jumping into the crowd to celebrate his hat-trick - a celebratuion that earned him a booking.

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  • Scholes lost a shinpad after 50 seconds but never his composure.

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  • Ross, circling away from the play, flipped a shot toward the goal, where it appeared to skip off the shinpad of Collins and up over the shoulder of Dalton with 12: 35 gone in the second period.

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