shook

Definition of shook

 (Entry 1 of 2)

past tense and chiefly dialectal past participle of shake

shook

noun
\ ˈshu̇k How to pronounce shook (audio) \

Definition of shook (Entry 2 of 2)

1a : a set of staves and headings for one hogshead, cask, or barrel
b : a bundle of parts (as of boxes) ready to be put together

First Known Use of shook

Noun

1796, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for shook

Noun

origin unknown

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The first known use of shook was in 1796

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“Shook.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shook. Accessed 28 Jan. 2021.

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past tense of shake

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