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shog

verb \ ˈshäg \

Definition of shog

shogged; shogging
transitive verb
1 chiefly dialectal : jolt, shake
intransitive verb
1 chiefly dialectal : to move in a jerky manner
2 chiefly dialectal : to move along

Origin and Etymology of shog

Middle English shoggen, shaggen; probably akin to Middle Dutch schocken to shake, jolt


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shog

noun

Definition of shog

chiefly dialectal
: shake, jolt

First Known Use of shog

1584


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