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shinty

/ˈʃɪntɪ/
noun (pl) -ties, -nies
1.
a simple form of hockey of Scottish origin played with a ball and sticks curved at the lower end
2.
the stick used in this game
verb (intransitive) -ties, -tying, -tied (US and Canadian) -nies, -nying, -nied
3.
to play shinty
Word Origin
C17: possibly from Scottish Gaelic sinteag a pace, bound
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