verb (used with or without object), shinned, shin·ning.
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Although not an expert at climbing, I shinned aloft like a squirrel, and for a moment expected the bovine to follow.On a Donkey's Hurricane Deck|R. Pitcher Woodward
While Mr. and Mrs. Farley were workin' over some kind of a box, I shinned up the tree.Average Jones|Samuel Hopkins Adams
With a triumphant laugh, Frank shinned up the fence and perched on the top beside Rattleton.Frank Merriwell's Return to Yale|Burt L. Standish
The two men that were hooking on grabbed the tackles and shinned for dear life.There She Blows!|William Hussey Macy
So he shinned down the trunk, and scrambled about on the ground, hunting for his lost pea, but he could not find it anywhere.The Giant Crab and Other Tales from Old India|W.H.D. Rouse