Your mother will have a black eye in the morning, or I don't know a shindy when I see it.
Oh—ah—that is—I say, you know, what's this shindy between you and Nell?
Would you have me raisin' a shindy when Eileen's leavin' here in a day or more?
Bless you, it was such a rush and shindy, no one could see anybody.
It was as fine a shindy as one could hope to witness, and I was deeply interested.
Wouldn't you like to be back with us again, for the shindy that we are likely to have, tomorrow?
shindy Smith was the saloon-keeper, an Bill Duff was the undertaker.
Mrs. Ranny told me he was up there, and I guessed there was a shindy.
The Barmouths' presence would make a shindy seem like sacrilege.
I want some fun, and there'll be a shindy if I don't get it.
A party, reception, festival, etc, esp a noisy dancing party; clambake
[1871+; probably fr shin dig, ''a blow on the shin incurred while dancing,'' found by 1859; perhaps by folk etymology fr the older shindy]