(Shin), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Shinned ; p. pr. & vb. n. Shinning.]
1. To climb a mast, tree, rope, or the like, by embracing it alternately with the arms and legs, without
help of steps, spurs, or the like; used with up; as, to shin up a mast. [Slang]
2. To run about borrowing money hastily and temporarily, as for the payment of one's notes at the bank.
[Slang, U.S.] Bartlett.
(Shin), v. t. To climb (a pole, etc.) by shinning up. [Slang]
(Shin"dle) n. [See 2d Shingle.] A shingle; also, a slate for roofing. [Obs.] Holland.
(Shin"dle), v. t. To cover or roof with shindles. [Obs.]
(Shin"dy) n.; pl. Shindies [Etymol. uncertain; cf. Shinney, Shinty.]
1. An uproar or disturbance; a spree; a row; a riot. [Slang] Thackeray.
2. Hockey; shinney. Bartlett.
3. A fancy or liking. [Local, U. S.] Bartlett.
(Shine) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Shone ( or 277) (archaic Shined ); p. pr. & vb. n. Shining.] [OE.
shinen, schinen, AS. scinan; akin to D. schijnen, OFries. skina, OS. & OHG. scinan, G. scheinen,
Icel. skina, Sw. skina, Dan. skinne, Goth. skeinan, and perh. to Gr. shadow. &radic157. Cf. Sheer
pure, and Shimmer.]
1. To emit rays of light; to give light; to beam with steady radiance; to exhibit brightness or splendor; as,
the sun shines by day; the moon shines by night.
Hyperion's quickening fire doth shine.Shak.
God, who commanded the light to shine out of darkness, hath shined in our hearts, to give the light of
the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Jesus Cghrist.2 Cor. iv. 6.
Let thine eyes shine forth in their full luster.Denham.