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shin pad Syllabification: shin pad
Pronunciation: /SHin pad/

Definition of shin pad in English:

noun

Another term for shin guard.
Example sentences
  • The shot, literally, went through the shin pad.
  • No caring or sensible parent would send their child to play football without shin pads, hockey without a gum shield or the non-swimmer without armbands.
  • Anyone who was kicked with an old fashioned boot knew that they had been kicked and because of this thick shin pads were worn to protect the shins.

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