1 (espinilla) (also canilla de la pierna) shinbone; shin; especialmente (Latinoamérica) (pierna) shank; thin leg
2 (cúbito) (also canilla del brazo) armbone; ulna
3 (Ornitología) wing bone
4 (Técnica) bobbin; reel
5 especialmente (Latinoamérica) (grifo) tap; faucet; (EEUU) [de tonel] spigot; tap
irse como una canilla (familiar) irse de canilla (familiar) to have the trots (muy_familiar)
6 [de tela] rib
7 (México)
a canilla by hook or by crook; tener canilla to be very strong
8 (Caribe) (cobardía) cowardice
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