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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shooknoun

    a disassembled barrel; the parts packed for storage or shipment


  1. shooknoun

    A set of pieces for making a cask or box, usually wood.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Shookthe preterite and in poetry participle passive of

    Taxallan shock by Montezuma’s pow’rs,
    Has, to resist his forces, call’d in ours. Dryden.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shook

    of Shake

  2. Shook

    of Shake

  3. Shook

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

  4. Shooknoun

    a set of staves and headings sufficient in number for one hogshead, cask, barrel, or the like, trimmed, and bound together in compact form

  5. Shooknoun

    a set of boards for a sugar box

  6. Shooknoun

    the parts of a piece of house furniture, as a bedstead, packed together

  7. Shookverb

    to pack, as staves, in a shook

  8. Etymology: [Cf. Shock a bundle of sheaves.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Shook

    shook, pa.t. of shake.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'shook' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1887

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shook in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shook in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of shook in a Sentence

  1. Jimmy Kimmel:

    After you won the game, do you remember what I did? I said ‘good game, thanks’ and I shook your disgusting hand, i didn’t complain that it was rigged, I didn’t ask for a recount on the referee, I didn’t start a conspiracy theory about the basketball having a microchip in it. I brought shame on my family and I embraced it as I always do.

  2. Monica Sledge:

    It was just a really loud, deep boom and it shook the windows and I just kind of freaked out, picked up my son and went the opposite direction.

  3. Dan Callahan:

    The debate shook things up, but I think it's temporary. He won't get caught flat-footed again.

  4. Jonathan Swift:

    Reason is a very light rider, and easily shook off.

  5. Aurea Posso:

    The tent shook really hard but it didn't come down.

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    openly distrustful and unwilling to confide
    • A. occasional
    • B. dangerous
    • C. suspicious
    • D. reassuring

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