shinty NOUN a Scottish game resembling hockey, played with curved sticks and taller goalposts and derived from hurling.
ORIGIN apparently from the cry shin ye, shin you, shin t' ye, used in the game, of unknown origin.

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  • Shinty — Shin ty, n. [Cf. Gael. sinteag a skip, a bound.] A Scotch game resembling hockey; also, the club used in the game. Jamieson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shinty — (schottisch gälisch: Camanachd) ist ein alter keltischer Sport aus Schottland. Dort ist es eine der beliebtesten Sportarten. Es wird mit Schlägern und einem Ball gespielt. Shinty ist ein Vorläufer des Hockeys und des Eishockeys. Inhal …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Shinty — El shinty (gaélico: Camanachd/Iomain) es un juego originario de las Tierras Altas de Escocia, y se practica con un palo curvo y una bola de cuero. Es similar al hurling irlandés. Reglas El objetivo del juego es insertar la pelota en una portería… …   Wikipedia Español

  • shinty — n [U] a traditional Scottish game, similar to field hockey. The sticks used (also called shinties) are shorter and thicker than those used in hockey, and the game is faster, since the ball is often hit when it is in the air. It is mainly played… …   Universalium

  • shinty — /ˈʃɪnti/ (say shintee) noun (plural shinties) 1. a simple variety of hockey, played with a ball or the like and clubs curved at one end. 2. the club used. –verb (i) (shintied, shintying) 3. to play shinty. 4. to drive the ball at shinty. Also,… …  

  • Shinty — El shinty es un juego que originario de las montañas escocesas, jugadas con un palillo torcido y una bola de cuero. Es similar al hurling irlandés. * * * o shinny Juego parecido al hurling y al hockey sobre hierba. Los jugadores (12 por lado)… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • shinty — n. (pl. ies) Brit. 1 a game like hockey played with a ball and curved sticks, and taller goalposts. 2 a stick or ball used in shinty. Etymology: earlier shinny, app. f. the cry used in the game shin ye, shin you, shin t ye, of unkn. orig …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shinty in the United States — The logo of US Camanachd Contents 1 US Cam …   Wikipedia

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