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shog

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verb \ˈshäg\

Definition of shog

shogged

;

shogging

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 chiefly dialectal :  jolt, shake

  3. intransitive verb
  4. 1 chiefly dialectal :  to move in a jerky manner

  5. 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

  1. :  shake, jolt

First Known Use of shog

1584

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