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shinkin

/ˈʃɪŋkɪn/
noun
1.
(South Wales, dialect) a worthless person
Word Origin
Welsh, from the surname Jenkin, of Dutch origin
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  • shinkin is also ridiculed for the share he took in the battle of Edgehill, the first important 84 engagement in the Civil War.

    The Pictorial Press Mason Jackson

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