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Daemon
Posted: Thursday, May 21, 2020 12:00:00 AM
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shinny

(verb) Climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling.

Synonyms: skin, clamber, scramble, sputter, struggle

Usage: I had to shinny up the tree to rescue my stranded cat.
Ashwin Vemuri
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taurine
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The plaintiff bought land at Lough Shinny on the coast of County Dublin which included a 38½ acre site occupied by a prehistoric promontory fort. The plaintiff knew that the lands contained an ancient monument. Nevertheless, he employed contractors to plough part of the area occupied by the fort. He failed to notify (...).

- O'Callaghan -v- Commissioners of Public Works in Ireland and the Attorney General [1985] I.L.R.M. 364



Mr C. ... at this time ... accessed the Hope by stepping on top of a pile by the quayside at the boundary between Albert Wharf and Albion Wharf and shinnying around the wall there and on to the boat.

- Couper & Ors v Albion Properties Ltd & Ors [2013] EWHC 2993 (Ch) (8 October 2013)
Adyl Mouhei
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Shinny:
/ˈʃɪni/

Another term for shimmy.
"He loved to shinny up that tree"


Synonyms:
climb (up/down)
clamber up/down
scramble up/down


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Wilmar (USA) 1M
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(verb) Climb awkwardly, as if by scrambling.

Synonyms: skin, clamber, scramble, sputter, struggle

Usage: I had to shinny up the tree to rescue my stranded cat.
Emel Rapchan
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