|1.||the front part of the lower leg|
|2.||the front edge of the tibia|
|3.||chiefly (Brit) a cut of beef, the lower foreleg|
|—vb (when intr, |
|4.||to climb (a pole, tree, etc) by gripping with the hands or arms and the legs and hauling oneself up|
|5.||(tr) to kick (a person) in the shins|
|[Old English scinu; related to Old High German scina needle, Norwegian dialect skina small disc]|
The front part of the leg located below the knee and above the ankle.