- shinty the wooden stick used to hit the ball
C19: from Gaelic
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Examples from the Web for caman
He had the caman still in his hand, and he tossed it in the air.The Lost Pibroch
Our modern cricket and hockey are only forms of the old game of caman.The Story of Ancient Irish Civilization
P. W. Joyce
It seemed good news when the guide told me that there were mosquitoes in the marshes of Caman.
The foreshore at Caman is low and marshy where the salt water covers the outer edge of the delta.
In central and northern Peru the coastal region has aspects quite different from those about Caman.