In the Eton College wall game, a point scored by lifting the ball against the wall in the calx.
From Middle English shy ("shy"), from Old English sċēoh ("shy"), from Proto-West Germanic *skeuh ("shy, fearful"), from Proto-Germanic *skeuhaz ("shy, fearful"). Cognate with Saterland Frisian skjou ("shy"), Dutch schuw ("shy"), German scheu ("shy"), Danish sky ("shy").
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