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shinkin

/ (ˈʃɪŋkɪn) /
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noun

South Wales dialect a worthless person

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On the farm, the feed for chicks is significantly different from the roosters’; ______ not even comparable.
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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