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shin guard

noun, Sports.
1.
a protective covering, usually of leather or plastic and often padded, for the shins and sometimes the knees, worn chiefly by catchers in baseball and goalkeepers in ice hockey.
Origin of shin guard
1900-1905
1900-05
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  • Another, using a shin guard as leverage, pushes a soccer ball towards the growing pile.

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