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shinty,

a game originating in 17th cent. Scotland, in which opposing teams of 12 players each attempt to knock a small ball through their opponent's goal, or hail, using sticks similar to though smaller than those used in field hockey. The game is played outdoors on a field that is 140 to 200 yd (128–183 m) long and 70 to 100 yd (64–91 m) wide. A match is divided into two 45-min halves. It is also called shinny.

shinty

(US and Canadian), shinny
a simple form of hockey of Scottish origin played with a ball and sticks curved at the lower end
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And the spotlight fell on one aspect of our sporting heritage - hurling and the change in style of the caman and sliotar down the years.
Maybe he just beats the hell out them with his caman stick if they don't have a good game.
The Scotland striker scored twice before he was accidentally hit by a Lochcarron defender's caman.
Geraldine Hawkes, from Caman Crescent in Ballycastle, Co Antrim, was discovered by a member of the public at Silver Cliffs, near the town on Wednesday night.
Kyles skipper Ian Borthwick made history when he collected the silver-mounted caman for Man of the Match - becoming the fourth Borthwick brother to do so in the last 15 years.
Speaking of the option of hanging up his caman, Borthwick revealed his gaffer is trying to bend his arm, as Kingussie aim to maintain the nucleus of their ultra-successful side.
This time he feels they cannot allow the same thing to happen, even if he will have a personal decision to make as to whether he will hang up his caman.
THEY'RE the new hurlers on the block - two young African lads who have taken up the caman and the sliotar.
Kelly, 17, first lifted a caman in primary school long before he harboured dreams of being a SPFL footballer.
9 Applicant Gary McMahon as nominee of Whitegate Taverns Limited TAKE NOTICE that Gary McMahon as nominee of Whitegate Taverns Limited having its registered office at The Caman Inn, Main Street, Delvin, County Westmeath intends to apply to the Annual Licensing Court to be held at the Courthouse, Mount Street, Mullingar on the 25th day of September, 2015 at 10.
The other was The Ladies' Diary (edited by Reuben Burrow), published by Thomas Caman from 1776 until 1786 (titled The Ladies' and Gentlemen's Diary until 1780).
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