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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.]
Past tense of shake.
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]
the past tense of shake
informal Austral and NZ keen on; enthusiastic about
1. pt. of shake.adj.
2. Also, shook′ up′.Informal. strongly affected by an event; emotionally unsettled.