v.i. to throw the ball at a wicket, usually in an attempt to run a batsman out. The fielder shied at the stumps. the act of throwing the ball at a wicket in an attempt to run a batsman out. The fielder had a shy at the non-striker's wicket.
owing money to the pot; -- in cases where an opponent's bet has exceeded a player's available stake or chips, but the player chooses to continue playing the hand before adding the required bet to the pot.