|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (n.) The front part of the leg below the knee; the front edge of the shin bone; the lower part of the leg; the shank.
2. (n.) A fish plate for rails.
3. (v. i.) 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; -- used with up; as, to shin up a mast.
4. (v. i.) To run about borrowing money hastily and temporarily, as for the payment of one's notes at the bank.
5. (v. t.) To climb (a pole, etc.) by shinning up.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
shen, sen "sh", "s": The 21st letter of the Hebrew alphabet; transliterated in this Encyclopedia as "sh" and "s". It came also to be used for the number 300. For name, etc., see ALPHABET.
Shin (2 Occurrences)
1 Samuel 17:6 He had brass shin armor on his legs, and a javelin of brass between his shoulders. (WEB)
Psalms 119:161 SHIN. Princes have persecuted me without a cause; But my heart standeth in awe of thy words. (ASV BBE DBY YLT)