shog

verb
\ ˈshäg How to pronounce shog (audio) \
shogged; shogging

Definition of shog

 (Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

1 chiefly dialectal : jolt, shake

intransitive verb

1 chiefly dialectal : to move in a jerky manner
2 chiefly dialectal : to move along

shog

noun

Definition of shog (Entry 2 of 2)

chiefly dialectal
: shake, jolt

First Known Use of shog

Verb

15th century, in the meaning defined at transitive sense 1

Noun

1584, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for shog

Verb

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

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“Shog.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shog. Accessed 15 Apr. 2021.

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