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
Examples from the Web for shinty
Hockey, hok′i, n. a game at ball played with a club or stick curved at one end, shinty.
This exhilarating game is known in some parts of the world as "shinty."Denmark|M. Pearson Thomson
Occasionally a shinty or "clubbing" match takes place on New Year's day.Gairloch In North-West Ross-Shire|John H. Dixon, F.S.A. Scot
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.