shook


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shook 1

 (sho͝ok)
n.
A set of parts for assembling a barrel or packing box.

[Probably from shook cask, variant of shaken cask, cask broken down for shipment, from shaken, dismantled and packed for transport, past participle of shake, to scatter, shed.]

shook 2

 (sho͝ok)
v.
Past tense of shake.

shook

(ʃʊk)
n
1. (in timber working) a set of parts ready for assembly, esp of a barrel
2. (Agriculture) a group of sheaves piled together on end; shock
[C18: of unknown origin]

shook

(ʃʊk)
vb
the past tense of shake
adj
informal Austral and NZ keen on; enthusiastic about

shook

(ʃʊk)

v.
1. pt. of shake.
adj.
2. Also, shook′ up′.Informal. strongly affected by an event; emotionally unsettled.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shook - a disassembled barrel; the parts packed for storage or shipment
barrel, cask - a cylindrical container that holds liquids
Translations

shook

[ˈʃʊk] pt of shakeshook-up [ˌʃʊkˈʌp] adj
to be shook-up about sth → être secoué(e) par qch

shook

2
n (of corn)Garbenbündel nt, → Hocke f

shook

pret de shake
References in classic literature ?
So she shook the tree, and the apples came falling down upon her like rain; but she continued shaking until there was not a single apple left upon it.
Lorry paused, and shook his head at him in the oddest manner, as if he were compelled against his will to add, internally, "you know there really is so much too much of you
She took her off the table as she spoke, and shook her backwards and forwards with all her might.
We must reach the forest soon,' thought Vasili Andreevich, and animated by the vodka and the tea he did not stop but shook the reins, and the good obedient horse responded, now ambling, now slowly trotting in the direction in which he was sent, though he knew that he was not going the right way.
His hand shook and his mouth shook and his voice shook.
The reason he was so late was because all through the night there were times when the solid earth shook and trembled under him, and the engineer was afraid that at any moment the rails might spread apart and an accident happen to his passengers.
Passepartout shook it, but with no perceptible effect; for neither shaking nor maledictions could prevail upon it to change its mind.
Kit was so near her when they shook hands, that he could see a small tiny tear, yet trembling on an eyelash.
Poyser could not trust herself to speak as the neighbours shook hands with her, and Lisbeth began to cry in the face of the very first person who told her she was getting young again.
The next morning Dorothy kissed the pretty green girl good-bye, and they all shook hands with the soldier with the green whiskers, who had walked with them as far as the gate.
Then he turned to the Munchkin boy and shook his head.
She came to her door, with even more than her usual affection of manner, when I knocked to acquaint her with this discovery; but only said, 'I have not the heart to take it, Trot, tonight,' and shook her head, and went in again.