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shin guard

Syllabification: shin guard

Definition of shin guard in English:

noun

A pad worn to protect the shins when playing soccer, hockey, and other sports.
Example sentences
  • ‘True… ‘Alex said, pulling on her shin guard then the cleat.’
  • There was a big crack and we were all praying that it was the noise of the shin guard rather than the sound of bones cracking.
  • Another rock flew towards Faulkner, smacking into his shin guard.

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