Shin vs Shid - What's the difference?

shin | shid |

As an initialism shid is

(internet) s'laps '''h'''ead '''i'''n ' d isgust.

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Etymology 1

From (etyl) shine, from (etyl) scinu, from (etyl) . Cognate with West Frisian skine, Dutch scheen, German Schiene.


(en noun)
  • The front part of the leg below the knee; the front edge of the shin bone.
  • A fishplate for a railway.
  • (Knight)
    * tibia


  • To climb a mast, tree, rope, or the like, by embracing it alternately with the arms and legs, without help of steps, spurs, or the like.
  • to shin up a mast
  • To strike with the shin.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=January 5 , author=Mark Ashenden , title=Wolverhampton 1 - 0 Chelsea , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=The warning signs had been there as Peter Cech had already had to palm away a stinging shot from Ronald Zubar but immediately afterwards the Blues goalkeeper could only watch in horror as defender Boswinga shinned the ball into his own net from Hunt's corner. }}
  • (US, slang) To run about borrowing money hastily and temporarily, as when trying to make a payment.
  • (Bartlett)
    * shinny (US)
    Derived terms
    * shinny * shin bone * shin leaf * shin splints

    Etymology 2

    Ultimately from (etyl) . Compare Shamash.

    Alternative forms

    * sheen *


    (en noun)
  • The twenty-first letter of many Semitic alphabets/abjads (Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew, Syriac, Arabic and others).
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    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) A piece of firewood four feet long.
  • (obsolete) A unit of length measuring four feet.
  • References

    * "shid", accessed on 2005-05-03, which in turn cites: Richard Hayes, The Negociator’s Magazine: or, The most authentick account yet published of the Monies, Weights, and Measures of the Principal Places of Trade in the World. , John Noon, London, 1740, page 206.


    shid (nonstandard)
  • (nonstandard, obsolete, alliteration)
  • * 1920 Well, gen'lemen, this is better, but a record property shid fetch a record price. — John Galsworthy, The Skin Game , Act II, Scene I
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