Definition of shinty in English:

shinty

Syllabification: shin·ty
Pronunciation: /ˈSHin(t)ē
 
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noun (plural shinties)

  • A Scottish game resembling field hockey, played by two teams of twelve with curved sticks and a leather-covered cork ball.
    More example sentences
    • Take Scottish shinty and Irish hurling and divvy up a fair compromise to create a composite set of rules incorporating both traditions finer points.
    • They are as different as rugby union and rugby league, shinty and hurling, Test match and one-day cricket.
    • Also, unlike shinty, hurling is a geographically inclusive game.

Origin

mid 18th century (earlier as shinny): apparently from the cry shin ye, shin you, shin t' ye, used in the game, of unknown origin.

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