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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Shook \Shook\ (sh[oo^]k),
     imp. & obs. or poet. p. p. of {Shake}.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  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.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Shook \Shook\, v. t.
     To pack, as staves, in a shook.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  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.
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              As a fig tree casteth her untimely figs, when she is
              shaken of a mighty wind.              --Rev. vi. 13.
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              Ascend my chariot; guide the rapid wheels
              That shake heaven's basis.            --Milton.
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     2. Fig.: To move from firmness; to weaken the stability of;
        to cause to waver; to impair the resolution of.
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              When his doctrines grew too strong to be shook by
              his enemies, they persecuted his reputation.
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              Thy equal fear that my firm faith and love
              Can by his fraud be shaken or seduced. --Milton.
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     3. (Mus.) To give a tremulous tone to; to trill; as, to shake
        a note in music.
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     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.
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              Shake off the golden slumber of repose. --Shak.
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              'Tis our fast intent
              To shake all cares and business from our age.
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              I could scarcely shake him out of my company.
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     {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.
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From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:

       n 1: building material used as siding or roofing [syn: {shingle}]
       2: frothy drink of milk and flavoring and sometimes fruit or
          ice cream [syn: {milkshake}, {milk shake}]
       3: a note that alternates rapidly with another note a semitone
          above it [syn: {trill}]
       4: grasping and shaking a person's hand (as to acknowledge an
          introduction or to agree on a contract) [syn: {handshake},
           {handshaking}, {handclasp}]
       5: reflex shaking caused by cold or fear or excitement [syn: {tremble},
       6: causing to move repeatedly from side to side [syn: {wag}, {waggle}]
       v 1: move or cause to move back and forth; "The chemist shook the
            flask vigorously"; "My hands were shaking" [syn: {agitate}]
       2: move with or as if with a tremor; "his hands shook" [syn: {didder}]
       3: shake or vibrate rapidly and intensively; "The old engine
          was juddering" [syn: {judder}]
       4: move back and forth  or sideways; "the ship was rocking";
          "the tall building swayed"; "She rocked back and forth on
          her feet" [syn: {rock}, {sway}]
       5: undermine or cause to waver; "my faith has been shaken";
          "The bad news shook her hopes"
       6: stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of; "These stories
          shook the community"; "the civil war shook the country"
          [syn: {stimulate}, {shake up}, {excite}, {stir}]
       7: get rid of; "I couldn't shake the car that was following me"
          [syn: {shake off}, {throw off}, {escape from}]
       8: bring to a specified condition by or as if by shaking; "He
          was shaken from his dreams"; "shake the salt out of the
          salt shaker"
       9: shake (a body part) to communicate a greeting, feeling, or
          cognitive state; "shake one's head"; "She shook her finger
          at the naughty students"; "The old enemies shook hands";
          "Don't shake your fist at me!"
       [also: {shook}, {shaken}]

From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:

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

From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:

       See {shake}

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thes]:

  39 Moby Thesaurus words for "shook":
     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

From U.S. Gazetteer (1990) [gazetteer]:

  Shook, MO
    Zip code(s): 63963

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