US and Canadian shinny (ˈʃɪnɪ)
noun plural -ties or -nies
verb -ties, -tying or -tied or US and Canadian -nies, -nying or -nied (intr)
Word Origin for shinty
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Historical Examples of shinty
This exhilarating game is known in some parts of the world as "shinty."Denmark
M. Pearson Thomson
The shinty fell bos, and our hero took to it for the highway to the north.The Lost Pibroch
Hockey, hok′i, n. a game at ball played with a club or stick curved at one end, shinty.
Shinty was suited to a New Year's day; it kept the spirits up and the body warm.
It is supposed that their worships were under the impression that billiards was a new form of shinty.