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Shook definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SHOOK, pp. of shake.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a disassembled barrel; the parts packed for storage or shipment

Merriam Webster's

I. past or chiefly dialect past participle of shake II. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1796 1. a. a set of staves and headings for one hogshead, cask, or barrel b. a bundle of parts (as of boxes) ready to be put together 2. shock I

Oxford Reference Dictionary

1. past of SHAKE. --predic.adj. colloq. 1 (foll. by up) emotionally or physically disturbed; upset. 2 (foll. by on) Austral. & NZ keen on; enthusiastic about (not too shook on the English climate). 2. n. US a set of staves and headings for a cask, ready for fitting together. Etymology: 18th c.: orig. unkn.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Shake Shake, v. t. [imp. Shook; p. p. Shaken, (Shook, obs.); p. pr. & vb. n. Shaking.] [OE. shaken, schaken, AS. scacan, sceacan; akin to Icel. & Sw. skaka, OS. skakan, to depart, to flee. [root]161. Cf. Shock, v.] 1. To cause to move with quick or violent vibrations; to move rapidly one way and the other; to make to tremble or shiver; to agitate. As a fig tree casteth her untimely figs, when she is shaken of a mighty wind. --Rev. vi. 13. Ascend my chariot; guide the rapid wheels That shake heaven's basis. --Milton. 2. Fig.: To move from firmness; to weaken the stability of; to cause to waver; to impair the resolution of. When his doctrines grew too strong to be shook by his enemies, they persecuted his reputation. --Atterbury. Thy equal fear that my firm faith and love Can by his fraud be shaken or seduced. --Milton. 3. (Mus.) To give a tremulous tone to; to trill; as, to shake a note in music. 4. To move or remove by agitating; to throw off by a jolting or vibrating motion; to rid one's self of; -- generally with an adverb, as off, out, etc.; as, to shake fruit down from a tree. Shake off the golden slumber of repose. --Shak. 'Tis our fast intent To shake all cares and business from our age. --Shak. I could scarcely shake him out of my company. --Bunyan. To shake a cask (Naut.), to knock a cask to pieces and pack the staves. To shake hands, to perform the customary act of civility by clasping and moving hands, as an expression of greeting, farewell, good will, agreement, etc. To shake out a reef (Naut.), to untile the reef points and spread more canvas. To shake the bells. See under Bell. To shake the sails (Naut.), to luff up in the wind, causing the sails to shiver. --Ham. Nav. Encyc.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Shake Shake, v. t. [imp. Shook; p. p. Shaken, (Shook, obs.); p. pr. & vb. n. Shaking.] [OE. shaken, schaken, AS. scacan, sceacan; akin to Icel. & Sw. skaka, OS. skakan, to depart, to flee. [root]161. Cf. Shock, v.] 1. To cause to move with quick or violent vibrations; to move rapidly one way and the other; to make to tremble or shiver; to agitate. As a fig tree casteth her untimely figs, when she is shaken of a mighty wind. --Rev. vi. 13. Ascend my chariot; guide the rapid wheels That shake heaven's basis. --Milton. 2. Fig.: To move from firmness; to weaken the stability of; to cause to waver; to impair the resolution of. When his doctrines grew too strong to be shook by his enemies, they persecuted his reputation. --Atterbury. Thy equal fear that my firm faith and love Can by his fraud be shaken or seduced. --Milton. 3. (Mus.) To give a tremulous tone to; to trill; as, to shake a note in music. 4. To move or remove by agitating; to throw off by a jolting or vibrating motion; to rid one's self of; -- generally with an adverb, as off, out, etc.; as, to shake fruit down from a tree. Shake off the golden slumber of repose. --Shak. 'Tis our fast intent To shake all cares and business from our age. --Shak. I could scarcely shake him out of my company. --Bunyan. To shake a cask (Naut.), to knock a cask to pieces and pack the staves. To shake hands, to perform the customary act of civility by clasping and moving hands, as an expression of greeting, farewell, good will, agreement, etc. To shake out a reef (Naut.), to untile the reef points and spread more canvas. To shake the bells. See under Bell. To shake the sails (Naut.), to luff up in the wind, causing the sails to shiver. --Ham. Nav. Encyc.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Shook Shook, imp. & obs. or poet. p. p. of Shake.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Shook Shook, n. [Cf. Shock a bundle of sheaves.] (Com.) (a) A set of staves and headings sufficient in number for one hogshead, cask, barrel, or the like, trimmed, and bound together in compact form. (b) A set of boards for a sugar box. (c) The parts of a piece of house furniture, as a bedstead, packed together.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Shook Shook, v. t. To pack, as staves, in a shook.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Shook is the past tense of shake.

Moby Thesaurus

balled-up, bothered, bowled down, chaotic, confused, discomposed, disconcerted, disordered, disorganized, disturbed, electrified, embarrassed, flustered, fluttered, fussed, in a jumble, in a pother, in a pucker, in a stew, in a sweat, in a swivet, in a tizzy, jarred, jolted, jumbled, mixed-up, perplexed, perturbed, put-out, rattled, ruffled, shaken, shocked, shuffled, staggered, startled, taken aback, unsettled, upset



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