Meaning of shinplaster

shin•plas•ter

Pronunciation: (shin'plas"tur, -plä"stur), [key]
— n.
  1. a plaster for the shin or leg.
  2. (formerly)
    1. a piece of paper money of a denomination lower than one dollar.
    2. money of little value, as that issued on insufficient security.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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