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shiner

slang A bruise right around one's eye, especially as the result of a blow or impact; a black eye. The player got quite a shiner after running face-first into that goal post. A: "Wow, where'd you get that shiner?" B: "Tom punched me in the face for insulting his girlfriend."

shiner

n. a black eye. Wow, look at Marty’s shiner!
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Summary: The workmate who was called 'a shiner' took quite a dark view of the term and pretty soon, mateship was temporarily suspended ...
A shiner is also a North American fish, one with colourful markings.
What many of us know as a black eye is also, as many of us know, a shiner. How a black eye is obtained of course is simple ...
But what leads to the acquisition of a shiner - that is, how it is got in the first place - can be hard to tell.
A shiner fished either along this line or even up under the floating vegetation is effective.
The Queen's 30-year-old granddaughter banned 6ft 2in Mike from training in case he suffered a shiner and ruined the wedding snaps.
This is the usual hookup for drifting a shiner deep along an old river channel or in a spring hole; it helps to keep him following the drift of the boat, and also helps to keep him deep.
For example, at 40 cm/s, a shiner 4.0 cm SL swam only 3.5 mm; an individual 4.1 cm SL swam 14.2 mm, and shiners 4.4-5.5 cm SL all swam for at least 200 mm.
A fellow named Lechert had a shiners pond on the Frederick Young farm near the Douglas line, and others did likewise in the same general vicinity, said Mr.