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Definition 1: the inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for shin in the sense of this definition

(shin is a kind of ...) a bone of the leg

(... is part of shin) a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle

Definition 2: the front part of the human leg between the knee and the ankle - [noun denoting body]

(shin is a kind of ...) any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity

(... is part of shin) a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle

Definition 3: the 22nd letter of the Hebrew alphabet - [noun denoting communication]

(shin is a kind of ...) the conventional characters of the alphabet used to represent speech

"his grandmother taught him his letters"

(... is part of shin) a Semitic alphabet used since the 5th century BC for writing the Hebrew language (and later for writing Yiddish and Ladino)

Definition 4: a cut of meat from the lower part of the leg - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for shin in the sense of this definition

(shin is a kind of ...) a piece of meat that has been cut from an animal carcass

Definition 5: climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling - [verb of motion]

Synonyms for shin in the sense of this definition

(shin is a kind of ...) move with difficulty, by grasping

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