"break shins" Definition

  1. to borrow money. Probably from an older slang phrase, “kick,” to ask for drink-money.

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Position in the dictionary: 340 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: break the ice, break up, break-down, breaky-leg, breeched, breeches, breeching, breef, breeks, brick
Previous words in the dictionary: break one’s back, bread-bags, bread basket, brazil, brazen-faced, brat, brass-knocker, brass, brandy smash, brandy pawnee

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