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Definitions of shook

  1. To pack, as staves, in a shook. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To pack staves in shooks. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3. a disassembled barrel; the parts packed for storage or shipment Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. imp. & obs. or poet. p. p. of Shake. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. A set of staves and headings sufficient in number for one hogshead, cask, barrel, or the like, trimmed, and bound together in compact form. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. A set of boards for a sugar box. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. imp. & obs. or poet. p. p. of Shake. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. A set of staves and headings sufficient for one cask, barrel, etc.; a set of boards ready to be assembled or nailed together to make some object, as a box, etc. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. Pa.t. of SHAKE. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. Bundle of staves for a cask, or boards for a box. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. Imp. & pp. of SHAKE, v. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. A bundle of barrel staves, or the like, in order for setting up. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. A bundle of staves for a cask; also of boards for boxes. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  14. A set of staves sufficient to make one cask or hogshead, or a set of boards sufficient to make a sugar-box, prepared or fitted for putting together. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  15. Of the verb shake. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  16. Of to shake. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  17. Did shake. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  18. Of shake, which see. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for shook

  1. His face got longer and longer and 'e shook his 'ead, and said he was afraid it was no good. – Ship's Company, The Entire Collection by W.W. Jacobs
  2. Garlud shook his head. – The Return of Tharn by Howard Carleton Browne
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