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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
1900-1905
1900-05
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Examples for shin guard
  • Another, using a shin guard as leverage, pushes a soccer ball towards the growing pile.

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