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Noun: shinny  shi-nee
Usage: N. Amer, informal
  1. 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
    - shinney [archaic]
Verb: shinny  shi-nee
Usage: N. Amer, informal
  1. Climb awkwardly over rough or steep ground, often also using hands
    - clamber, scramble, struggle

Derived forms: shinnying, shinnies, shinnied

Type of: climb, field hockey, hockey

Encyclopedia: Shinny