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Webster's Dictionary [1]

(1): ( n.) A fish plate for rails.

(2): ( v. i.) 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.

(3): ( v. i.) To run about borrowing money hastily and temporarily, as for the payment of one's notes at the bank.

(4): ( v. t.) To climb (a pole, etc.) by shinning up.

(5): ( n.) The front part of the leg below the knee; the front edge of the shin bone; the lower part of the leg; the shank.

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible [2]

SHIN and SIN . The twenty-first letter of the Hebrew alphabet, and as such employed in the 119th Psalm to designate the 21st part, each verse of which in Heb. begins with this letter in one or other of its two forms.

Holman Bible Dictionary [3]

 Psalm 119:161-168

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature [4]

were supposed by the Chinese to be spirits of the air, and, according. to Dr. Milne, are to be considered as cons, spirits or intelligences. In the Le- ke it is said that "if we speak of all the Shin collectively, we call them SHANG-TE (See Shang-Te) (q.v.); but the very circumstance that the word Shin is a collective noun, and. never used with a numerical affix, shows that it cannot be considered as denoting the one supreme God.